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STEM Smart: Lessons Learned from Successful Schools

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Washington, DC
December 03, 2013

Workshop Hosted By

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Co-hosted by

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Successful K-12 STEM Education report

Monitoring Progress Toward Successful K-12 STEM Education

Downloads: Agenda | Speaker Bios | Program Descriptions


Start End Description
8:30am 9:00am

Registration (coffee served)

9:00am 9:30am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation
  • Claudine Brown, Assistant Secretary for Education and Access, Smithsonian Institution
9:30am 10:30am

Issues and Opportunities in PreK-3 STEM EducationPlenary Presentation

  • Moderator: Janice Earle, National Science Foundation
  • Panelists: Susan Carey, Harvard University; Doug Clements, University of Denver; Kimberlee Kiehl, Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center; Karen Worth, Wheelock College
10:30am 10:45am


10:45am 12:00pm

Focusing on PreK-3 STEM EducationBreakout Sessions

12:00pm 12:15pm


12:15pm 1:45pm

Networking (lunch served)
Frontiers and Challenges of Early Childhood ResearchPlenary Presentation

1:45pm 2:00pm


2:00pm 3:15pm

Focusing on PreK-3 STEM EducationBreakout Sessions

3:15pm 3:30pm


3:30pm 4:00pm

Reflections and ImplicationsPlenary Presentation

  • Moderator: Natalie Nielsen, National Research Council 
  • Panelists: Amy Beal, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD | View Presentation; Amy Reese, Howard County Public Schools, MD | View Presentation