Tuesday, November 21, 2017


I/ITSEC Central Florida Educator's Day
When: Wednesday 29 November 2017
Want to visit a virtual world? Challenge yourself through serious gaming? Or perhaps feel the realism of immersive simulations? These opportunities and more await you at I/ITSEC…the world’s largest simulation, modeling and training.  Join us for a unique opportunity to hear from industry experts in medical simulation, gaming and cybersecurity then visit the I/ITSEC Exhibit Hall.  This is a true STEM experience for teachers and administrators in all disciplines!  Click here for more information!
2nd Annual K5 STEAM Conference
When: Thursday 14 December 2017

Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary in St. Petersburg, FL will be hosting its 2nd Annual K5 STEAM Conference on December 14th & 15th. Join K-5 teachers, industry leaders, and college students from across the state for this wonderful opportunity to share and gain ideas relating to an interdisciplinary STEM curriculum. Please review the attached conference schedule for more information regarding keynote speakers and breakout sessions

Registration is now open online at www.pcsb.org/JamersonK5STEAM through November 30th. If you have questions, please contact Lukas Hefty at heftyl@pcsb.org.

2018 FEEC
When: Friday 2 March 2018

The Center for Initiatives in STEM (iSTEM), in conjunction with our industry partners, will host the 2018 FEEC at the UCF Student Union on March 2nd. K-12 STEM teachers, administrators, practicing engineers and other (informal) educators from across Florida involved in and/or interested in learning more about STEM education are welcome to attend the conference. Activities for the day will include a keynote speaker, industry panel, and a series of concurrent interactive workshops.  

Registration will open in mid-December at http://stem.ucf.edu/feec/. Interested in presenting? Our Call for Presenters will open next week; please look for a separate email containing additional information. If you have questions, please contact Renee Sackett at STEM@ucf.edu.

[stem]  noun   1. Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, is the key to our future careers. STEM encompasses almost everything in our daily lives. How we eat, communicate; solve problems, where we live, virtually all of the things we are exposed to, have been developed with a foundation of STEM knowledge. Think of the games we play after school: WII, Hlo, XBOX, how were these created? Will you be the creator of the Next Big Thing?
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