Greater Houston Area STEM Conference “New Horizons and Innovations in STEM”
Saturday, March 2, 2019
8 a.m – 4 p.m.
The Greater Houston Area STEM Committee is now accepting proposals for their annual conference. This initiative will bring together leading experts and researchers from around the Greater Houston Area to focus on topics that impact K–12 STEM education. We invite you to share your insights and knowledge by submitting proposals for conference sessions on different STEM areas applicable to K through 12 educational settings.
January 31, 2019 (Proposals selected will be notified by Feb. 15)
Strands to choose from:
- Recruiting and developing effective STEM teachers
- Integrating STEM education within core subjects
- Foundations for STEM during early ages
- STEM activities for students
- Supplementing your STEM program: The importance of public and private partnerships
- Implementing Project-Based Learning within your curriculum
- Promoting STEM education while eliminating stereotypes
Please submit a 500-word abstract detailing the significance of your proposed topic. You can choose from three types of presentations: (1) Traditional Presentation, (2) Round Table Discussion, or (3) Make & Take. Each presentation session will be 60-minutes in length and should focus on practical tips for educators. You can submit up to two session proposals. Please remember to submit your proposal before or by the deadline in order to be considered. All presenters must register for the conference. Upon acceptance you will be eligible for early-bird registration rates.
Reviewers are looking for proposals that are focused on the development and implementation of STEM curricula; hands-on STEM activities; research related to STEM education; ideas on how to emphasize STEM careers for middle and high school students; and creating a STEM school. In addition, proposals should present new information on various points of view; experienced presenter(s); timeliness and relevance of the topic; usefulness of information; and potential to attract and engage conference attendees.
Please contact the STEM committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or review the following web page for further information: https://www.uhcl.edu/education/centers-initiatives/stem-conference.
Please complete the Proposal Submission Process Form below as well as register for the conference.