A STEM Agenda:

Connecting STEM with Workforce Education


Tentative Schedule May 19th, 2011

 

8:00-8:15 Sign-in and Coffee
8:15

Welcome

Jill Wakefield -Chancellor, Seattle Community College

8:30 Bill Symonds - Harvard Graduate School of Education
9:15 Dan Sturtevant - MIT Engineering Systems
9:45

Panel Discussion: Connecting STEM With Workforce Education


Moderator: Dave Gering - Executive Director, Manufacturing Industrial Council

Gary Oertli - President, South Seattle Community College
Eleni Papadakis - Executive Director, Workforce Training & Education Coordinating Board
Dan Sturtevant
- MIT Engineering Systems
Bill Symonds
- Harvard Graduate School of Education
Jill Wakefield -Chancellor, Seattle Community College

Q&A

10:30

Break

10:30

Best Practices in STEM Connectivity

Industry partnership between the Puget Sound Skill Center and Local 32 of the Plumbers and Pipefitters.

Sector partnership between Seattle life science companies and organizations.

Learning partnership between life and machine sciences at Glacier Peak H.S.

12:00 Lunch
12:30

Best Community STEM Connectivity

Kitsap Peninsula Approach to Careers at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

1:45 Susan Enfield - Interim Superintendent, Seattle Public Schools
2:00

Breakout Sessions:

1) Transitional Math

2) Aerospace Education Initiatives

3) Glacier Peak HS

3:15 Break
3:30 Breakout Group Reports
3:45

State STEM Report

Jonelle Adams - Executive Director, Washington State School Directors' Association

4:10 Dean Allen - CEO, McKinstry
5:00 Networking Reception
 

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