The League for Innovation is pleased to announce its Call for Proposals for the 2012 STEMtech Conference to be held October 28-31, 2012, in Kansas City, Missouri. This conference is an international convening focused on increasing student success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The STEM-related tracks focus on improving STEM education and better aligning educational systems with each other and local workforce needs. The tech-related tracks focus on technology systems and applications, and technology’s role in the teaching and learning processes. Faculty members, administrators, government officials, community and business/industry representatives, and others involved in STEM education and information technology at all levels are invited to share their research, best practices, and other ideas with their colleagues from around the world.
***It is important to note that all proposals must be submitted to your divisional vice president for approval prior to submission to the League. Please submit your proposal to your vice president by THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012.***
Proposals to present at the conference are being accepted for the following tracks:
- Health and Science
- Energy, Environment, Natural Resources, and Sustainability
- Mathematics, Engineering, and Architecture
- Manufacturing, Industry, Agriculture, and Aerospace
- Technology, Multimedia, and Telecommunications
- Recruiting, Retaining, and Transitioning Students into STEM Programs
- The Integration of STEM and the Liberal Arts
- Technology Systems and Applications
- E-Learning Resources
Of particular interest are proposals about implementing STEM education in a manner that reflects the interdependence of STEM subjects, as well as proposals about partnerships involving school districts, community colleges, four-year institutions, and business and industry to provide a comprehensive community-based approach to STEM education.
Session descriptions, submission guidelines, and additional information are available at: <"https://www.league.org/2012stemtech">.
Susan M. Salvador
Vice President, Student Services