For the Field – STEM Learning Events

For the Field – STEM Learning Events

July 10-12, 2016: Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. CSTA 2016 is a professional development opportunity for CS and IT teachers/administrators who need practical, classroom-focused information to help prepare their students for the future. Participants will have the opportunity to learn, network, and interact, while exploring issues and trends relating directly to the classroom. Early bird registration ends April 1, 2016. Register.


August 3-4, 2016, Chicago, IL. Every Hour Counts for our Third Annual System-Building Institute. This cross-city learning institute will bring together 15 communities, with a priority on communities from the Midwest, to tap the expertise of Every Hour Counts partner organizations and to build on one another’s ideas for developing and strengthening after-school, summer, and expanded learning programs that engage community partners and schools. Since space is limited, please email Tasha Kellett by June 22 if a team from your locality is interested in attending.


September 24–27, 2016: ASTC Annual Conference hosted by the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, Florida. Register.


Sept 20 – 22, 2016: StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network Convening, Memphis, TN.  This conference focuses on collective impact partnerships in communities across the country and how they can help make education equity a reality. This year’s conference theme is Rise Up: Education Excellence for Every Child. For more information, contact Kelly Robinson at robinsonk@strivetogether.org.


September 20-22, 2016: Science Media Awards & Summit in the Hub 2016. More than 300 science media stakeholders will gather to celebrate exceptional media, cutting-edge discoveries. Learn more here.


September 24–27, 2016: Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) Annual Conference hosted by the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, Florida – partner in the Tampa Pay STEM Network ecosystem. Register.


October 18-22, 2016: North American Association for Environmental Education 2016 Conference and Research Symposium: From Inspiration to Impact. Annual conference for environmental education professionals, from classroom teachers and teacher educators to nature center staff to climate science researchers and everyone in between. Learn more here.


Oct 24 – 26, 2016: Summer Changes Everything Annual Conference Joins with School’s Out Washington’s Bridge Conference, Seattle, Washington.  The National Summer Learning Association joins with School’s Out Washington to present Dare to Disrupt! The Pathway to Excellence and Equity in Education.  This conference attracts practitioners, policymakers, funders and researchers across the OST spectrum and includes pre-conference sessions, workshops, and meetings focused on summer learning. Learn more here.