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WSTA 2014 Conference

Conference Program and Workshops

(subject to updates) 


Key information:

Conference Dates: October 17, 18, 19th, 2014

Location: Spokane Conference Center

The Next Generation:  Science and Stem For All!


 

                                 There are only a few spaces for workshops!

 

Click Here to Submit a Conference Proposal

 

Vendor Booth Registration will close September 15th! Please sign up now!

 The booths are filling up fast (no fooling!)  Click for Details

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

WIN A FREE ROUNDTRIP FLIGHT ON ALASKA AIR!

RAFFLE TO BE HELD AT THE CONFERENCE FOR ALL REGISTRANTS!

Reserve your spot, join WSTA, pick a great field trip!

NOTE:  FIELD TRIPS ARE ALL ON FRIDAY, NO CONFLICTS WITH SESSIONS

Field Trip Information on this link and on Registration Page

 

Field_trips_aug_27.doc

Themes and Strands will include:
 

              Science and STEM for Everyone

             Updates and training on NGSS

      Training pre-service and new teachers on STEM and NGSS

          Career recruiting and preparation for all in STEM careers

          CTE, NGSS and STEM

          Equity in STEM education

          Connecting K-12 and College/University

       Biology EOC and Collection of Evidence

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  • Field Trips from Food Production to Environment to Bio-Medicine and more!
     
    Keynote Speakers:

     

    Okhee Lee,  NY University and Rita Januszyk, Willowbrook Gower West Elementary:

      Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS): All Standards, All Students

    Patrick D'Amelio,  WA STEM:  Preparing for All STEM Careers

    Ellen Ebert,  OSPI:  Moving to the Next Generation


    Call for Proposals IS OPEN with a September 6 deadline! BUT PLEASE DON'T WAIT, WE ARE FILLING UP AND WANT TO SET THE PROGRAM AS SOON AS WE CAN. Get your proposals in early, be sure to match with NGSS/CCSS.

    Registration is open!!!   Go to Events Calendar and find WSTA Conference Registration!

    Conference Chair:  John P McNamara  mcnamara@wsu.edu     509 592 0099 (7 am to 9 pm)

    Vendor requests out in February: Vendor Chair:  Nancy Ridenour  ridenour2@charter.net

    We have rooms booked at the Spokane Doubletree immediately adjacent to the Convention Center. Visit website www.doubletree.hilton.com or call 888- 370-0998 or 509 455-9600 , ask for WSTA Conference. We also have a few rooms booked at the Red Lion Inn at the Park (the one right across the river from the Convention Center!).  Call 1-800-REDLION and ask for WSTA October 17-19 2014!

    We need your help!

    For questions, to volunteer, or if you have questions or suggestions contact Conference Chair,  John P McNamara   McNamara@wsu.edu  (509) 335 4113 or 509 592 0099

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