WSTA 2014 Conference  


Key information:

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

Location: Spokane Conference Center

The Next Generation:  Science and Stem For All!

WSTA Conference Flyer PDF

Click Here to Submit a Conference Proposal


Vendor Booth Registration is NOW OPEN! Please register early!!

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

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

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

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

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

  •    

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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