Archive of the 67th Annual Meeting of the ORAU Council of Sponsoring Institutions

March 14-15, 2012 | Oak Ridge, TN


“STEM Education – Making A Difference by Changing the Focus of the Conversation”


Annual Meeting Agenda


2012 Board Graphic

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast – Pollard Lobby

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Welcome

  • Andy Page, President and CEO, ORAU
  • Arlene Garrison, Vice President, University Partnerships, ORAU

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Innovative STEM Learning Environment Activities

11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Extreme Classroom Makeover

11:30 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Address– Pollard Lobby

"Re– envisioning Undergraduate STEM Education: Building on Promising Practices"

  • Susan R. Singer, Professor, Carleton College; and Chair, Planning Committee on Selected Innovations in Undergraduate STEM Education, Board on Science Education, The National Academies
    Susan R. Singer Bio

1:00 – 1:15 p.m. Break

1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Panel Session 1: Changing the Topical Conversation – Pollard Auditorium — Facilitated by Arlene Garrison

Purpose: How can the E and T in STEM be better applied to develop math skills at all levels?

Focus Areas: Critical Thinking, Innovation, Research– Based Educational Experiences at All Ages, and Applied Science and Engineering Experiences

  • Mark Leddy, Program Director, Research in Disabilities Education, National Science Foundation, "Degree Choices, STEM Retention and Career Options"
    Mark Leddy Bio | Presentation
  • Susan Singer, Professor, Carleton College; and Chair, Planning Committee on Selected Innovations in Undergraduate STEM Education, Board on Science Education, National Academy of Sciences
    Susan Singer Bio | Presentation
  • Donna Llewellyn, Director, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning; and Marion Usselman, Associate Director, Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Donna Llewellyn Bio | Presentation
  • Adam Maltese, Professor, Indiana University
    Adam Maltese Bio | Presentation

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Panel Speakers: Questions and Discussion

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 – 5:30 p.m. Business Meeting – Pollard Auditorium (all attendees invited)

5:30 p.m. Reception

6:00 p.m. Dinner

Thursday, March 15, 2012

7:30 a.m. Full Breakfast

8:25 a.m. Welcome

  • Arlene Garrison, Vice President, University Partnerships, ORAU

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Panel Session 2: Changing the Conversation About Connections – Pollard Auditorium — Facilitated by Eric Abelquist

Purpose: How can partnerships be used to leverage successful models?

Focus Areas: Small Investments, Corporate Responsibility, and Technology

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Panel Speakers Questions and Discussion

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 – 12:00 Panel Session 3: Changing the Responsibility Conversation – Pollard Auditorium — Facilitated by Craig Rigell

Purpose: How should we share ownership of the challenge?

Focus Areas: Diversity, Pipeline, and Policy

12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Panel Speakers Questions and Discussion

12:15 – 12:30 p.m. Wrap– up – Pollard Auditorium

  • Andy Page, President and CEO, ORAU

12:30 p.m. Adjourn

12:30 p.m. Box Lunches Available – Pollard Lobby

12:45 p.m. Bus departs for Knoxville’s McGhee– Tyson Airport

Contact

ORAU University Partnerships Office