ITEST Conference Symposia for 2015


STELAR collaborated with ITEST projects on a number of conference symposium proposals during 2014 for the 2015 conference year. We are thrilled that these three proposals have been selected so far. Learn more about the two presentations we will be leading at AERA and the one planned for NARST.

NARST 2015 in Chicago:

"Designing Programs that Engage, Motivate, and Interest Youth to Pursue STEM Careers across the NSF Funded ITEST program" with ITEST Projects: Seeding the Future, Boston College; Energy For ME, Island Institute; The Eyes Say it All, Tuskegee University and Alabama State University.  Tuesday, April 14 1:00pm to 2:30pm, Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL

Learn more about the NARST Conference here:

AERA 2015 in Chicago:

"Fostering and Maintaining Students’ STEM Interest Throughout the Educational Pipeline" with ITEST Projects: Design Loft STEM Learning Program, Stanford University; Memphis Virtual STEM Academy at East High School, University of Memphis; Middle School Science Readiness Program, Baylor College of Medicine; Exploring STEM Careers Initiative, Research Assessment Evaluation Partners and San Diego State University.  Sat, April 18, 10:35am to 12:05pm, Sheraton, Second Level, Superior A, Chicago, IL

"Toward Social Justice Through Expansion of STEM Opportunities: The Influence of Afterschool and Summer Programs" with ITEST Projects: CSI: Classroom Student Investigations, Arkansas State University; Visualization Basics, University of Wyoming; Middle School Science Readiness Program, Baylor College of Medicine; Studio STEM, North Carolina State University.   Mon, April 20, 8:15 to 9:45am, Sheraton, Second Level, Arkansas, Chicago, IL 

Learn more about the AERA Annual Meeting here: