STEM Summit: Emerging & Innovative Trends for Tomorrow’s Classroom

(opens in a new window) Registration is now closed for the first annual STEM Summit (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math): Emerging & Innovative Trends for Tomorrow’s Classroom on Thursday, March 10th, and Friday, March 11th. Please complete the online evaluation (opens in a new window) if you did not complete the paper evaluation on Friday, March 11th.

About the STEM Summit: This two-day Summit will introduce you to K-20 best practices in education focusing on innovative teaching and learning in STEM.  As attendees, you will be examining curriculum for incorporation of best practices in STEM teaching and learning.

This free event includes lunch and snacks, materials, and fun giveaways.

  • Your educational colleagues will be sharing their strategies for incorporating STEM in the classroom
  • Industry professionals from allied health, aerospace, construction, information and computing technology, and manufacturing will highlight emerging technology and workforce trends.

(opens in a new window) The STEM Summit is proud to announce that Dr. Arthur Benjamin (opens in a new window) , professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College will be the keynote speaker.

He earned his Ph.D. from John Hopkins University in Mathematical Sciences. Dr. Benjamin’s dissertation focused on “Turnpike Structures for Optimal Maneuvers”.His research papers, presentations, memberships, referees for journals and book series, service on editorial boards, and services to the profession are substantial.  He is a renowned national and international scholar and expert in mathematics.

We have reserved the Hotel Sierra, a premier boutique hotel, a less than five minute walk from the N-Building at Bellevue College, for you at the rate of $139.00 per night, plus tax.  Visit the Hotel Sierra (opens in a new window) to reserve your room now.  After Friday, February 18, 2011, the room rate may no longer be available.  Mention or use the code “STEM Summit” to get this rate.  Contact us if you have any questions.

Day One: Industry and Emerging Technology Trends (Aerospace, Construction, Energy, Information and Computing Technology, & Health) aligned to STEM (Part I)

Thursday, March 10, 2011

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Check in

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Keynote presentation

10:00 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. – Break

10:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. – Industry presentations

12:10 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch (student presentation)

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Panel Discussion (Q&A)

2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – Break

2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. – Round Tables (at 3:00 p.m. distribute evaluations, presentations of all “best practices”- nomination)

Day Two:  Educator Best Practices in STEM (Part II)

Friday, March 11, 2011

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Check in

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Educators Presentations

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Break

10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Educator presentations

12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch (student presentation)

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Panel Discussion (Q&A)

2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – Break

2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Round Tables

Sponsored by: The Centers of Excellence for Aerospace & Advanced Materials Manufacturing, Allied Health, Construction, and Information and Computing Technology.

Hosted by: Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., N201, Bellevue, Washington 98007

Download the STEM Summit announcement here (opens in a new window) .

For more information or questions contact Maureen Majury, M.Ed., Director for the Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology at or 425.564.4229.

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