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
7:30 a.m. Full Breakfast
8:25 a.m. Welcome
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
- Michelle Fox, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy, "Energy Literacy Campaign"
- Adam Gamoran, Director, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin– Madison; and Chair, Committee on Highly Successful Schools or Programs for K– 12 STEM Education, "Successful K– 12 STEM Education: Effective Approaches in K– 12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics"
- Elizabeth S. Boylan, Program Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, "Building Communities of Stakeholders to Advance Basic Research and STEM Higher Education"
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
- Lorenzo Esters, Vice President, Office for Access and the Advancement of Public Black Universities, Association of Public and Land– Grant Universities, "Minority Males in STEM Education"
- Stephen A. Barkanic, Senior Director, STEM Policy and Programs, The Business– Higher Education Forum, "The Business– Higher Education Forum STEM Higher Education and Workforce Project"
- Tobin Smith, Vice President for Policy, Association of American Universities, "Five– Year Initiative for Improving Undergraduate STEM Education"
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