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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

Closes Friday September 5th.

As of NOW, a workshop cannot be guaranteed

IF you have great content on STEM professional development for new teachers,

Equity in STEM

or Biology EOC or COE

please submit a proposal.

 

Vendor Booth Registration goes up 25% after 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!

 

Do you want to buy a Mobius Science Center Dinner Ticket ($35) or a Sunday Box Lunch to-go ($15),  please click here!

Do you want to Volunteer to help (does not change registration charge), Click HERE!

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_.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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  • 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 12 deadline!

     

    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 also have a discount at the Hotel Ruby, Ruby2 and the Davenport.  Ask for WSTA Conference.  

    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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