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2019 Midwest Annual Robert Noyce Conference

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Developing Strategies for Bringing Experiential Math and Science Teaching to High Needs Schools

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 Program Agenda

Friday, November 1:
5:00 PM        Onsite Registration until 10:00 PM
7:00 PM        NETWORKING EVENING - Poster Session / Introductory Session with Hors D’oeuvre
      • Dr. Jessica Krim, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Saturday, November 2:
 8:30 AM       Registration and Breakfast - available in the Grand Foyer, eat in Grand Ballroom
 9:00 AM       Opening Plenary Session – Grand Ballroom
      • Dr. Jessica Krim, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
        • Dr. Jennifer Hernandez, SIUE Assistant Professor works with students in alternative educational settings developing and implementing teaching practices that dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline from inside the classrooms.
 10:00 AM     2nd Session Instructions – Grand Ballroom
      • Dr. Jessica Krim, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
 10:05 AM     Break
 10:15 AM     3 Strands 
      • Strand 1: Curriculum Enhancement and Skill Building in STEM Education (Primarily for Inservice & Preservice Teachers, but open to any attendee.)
      • Strand 2: Community-inspired Best Practices for STEM Teaching (Primarily for Inservice & Preservice Teachers, but open to any attendee.)
      • Strand 3: Project Management, Research, and Teacher Education for NSF Robert Noyce Programs (Primarily for Noyce Project Leaders and Principal Investigators, but open to any attendee.)

Individuals who chosen Strand 2 “Community-inspired Best Practices for STEM Teaching” will be leaving for Site Visits 

10:15 AM     Strand 1 and 3 Workshops - in small breakout rooms (TBD)

Strand 1 “Curriculum Enhancement and Skill Building in STEM Education (Primarily for Inservice & Preservice Teachers, but open to any attendee.)” - Morning Session

Time

Title of the Presentation

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

Room Name

Strand 3 “Project Management, Research, and Teacher Education for NSF Robert Noyce Programs (Primarily for Noyce Project Leaders and Principal Investigators, but open to any attendee.)” - Morning Session

Time

Title of the Presentation

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

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12:00 PM      Lunch Buffet
      • Dr. Michael Marder is a co-founder and executive director of UTeach, a program based at UT Austin preparing STEM teachers at 44 universities across the United States. His research interests lie in studying and presenting educational data, with a focus on the effects of poverty. 

Strand 1 "“Curriculum Enhancement and Skill Building in STEM Education (Primarily for Inservice & Preservice Teachers, but open to any attendee.)” - Afternoon Session

Time

Title of the Presentation

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

Room Name

 Strand 3 “Project Management, Research, and Teacher Education for NSF Robert Noyce Programs (Primarily for Noyce Project Leaders and Principal Investigators, but open to any attendee.)” - Afternoon Session

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Title of the Presentation

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2:30 PM        Strand 2 - Site Visits Return - Grand Ballroom
      • Work on reflection and writing ideas
3:30 PM        Coffee and Snack Break
3:45 PM        Panel of students from High Need Schools - Grand Ballroom
5:00 PM        DINNER / Keynote Speaker - Grand Ballroom 
      • Dr. Jessica Krim, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
        • Dr. Pendred “Penny” Noyce  is a doctor, educator, and writer.  I n 1991, she helped establish the Noyce Foundation in honor of her father, Robert Noyce, co-inventor of the integrated circuit and co-founder of Intel. The foundation focuses on improving K-12 education, particularly in mathematics and science.
6:30 PM        Break/Freshen Up
7:00 PM        Everyone is transported to the City Museum for fun, networking, and an optional Scavenger Hunt
9:30 PM        Return to Hotel
 
Sunday, November 3:
8:00 AM        Breakfast Buffet - available in Grand Foyer, eat in Grand Ballroom
8:45 AM        Plenary Session – Grand Ballroom
      • Dr. Art McCoy is  currently Superintendent in Jennings School District near St. Louis. Dr. McCoy has served on numerous executive boards and councils including the MUNY, Sheldon, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Commerce Bank Business Advisory Board, Ranken Technical College, University of Missouri-St. Louis Chancellor’s Council, and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce 2030 Alliance. 
      • Dr. Sandra Richardson, Program Director for the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
      • Voices from the Field
10:15 AM     Break
10:30 AM     Sub-Grants Program / Noyce PI’s session (these sessions will be happening at the same time)

Time

Title of the Presentation

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

Room Name

10:30 -11:30

Discussion about Sub-Grants Program

Dr. Willy Hunter

Illinois State University

 Grand Ballroom

10:30 -11:30

Discussion with PI’s

Dr. Sandra Richardson

Program Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the Division of Undergraduate Education in the Directorate of Education and Human Resources

 Salons IV&V

11:30 AM     Closing Plenary Session – Grand Ballroom
      • Dr. Jessica Krim, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
        • Moving forward
        • Using resources and upcoming workshops/webinars
        • New Sub-Grantee awards announced.
12:00 PM      Adjourn
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