Tuesday, May 17, 9:00AM ET:  Release of the Nation’s Report Card: Technology and Engineering Literacy, by the National Assessment Governing Board and the National Center for Education Statistics. The report card measures how students use and evaluate technology and principles of engineering to solve real-world problems. For more information about the event, visit The Nation’s Report Card: Technology and Engineering Literacy registration page. Please forward this invitation to your colleagues. If you have questions about the event, contact Chelsea Radler at (732) 977-8681 or

May 17th – 23rd, 2016: Advancing STEM for All: NSF 2016 Teaching and Learning Video Showcase. The showcase will feature 150+ projects showcasing three-minute videos of their innovative work broadening participation and access to STEM. Researchers, practitioners, administrators, policy makers and the general public are invited to view the videos and to interact with each of the presenters online. Access the site here.

May 18-20, 2016: U.S. News STEM Solutions 5th National Leadership Conference,  Baltimore, MD. Focused on teaching, inspiring and hiring the workforce of tomorrow by building skills and increasing STEM diversity. The STEM Learning Ecosystems Initiative will also announce Cohort 2 at the conference. Register.

May 23-25, 2016: Advance CTE’s Annual Spring Meeting. Washington DC. Engage in collaborative discussions with national resource experts, and get an in-depth look at the most important topics in the Career and Technical Education field, including the latest state-level trends and federal policy updates on Perkins and the new Every Student Succeeds Act. Register.

May 31-June 1, 2016: Indigenous Worldviews in Informal Science Education (I-WISE) Workshop, Washington, DC. The workshop will convene principal investigators, educators, scientists, policymakers, learning researchers, and youth to advance research aimed at the convergent margin of Native and Western science in the field of informal STEM learning. For more information:

July 10-12, 2016: Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. CSTA 2016 is a professional development opportunity for CS and IT teachers/administrators who need practical, classroom-focused information to help prepare their students for the future. Register.

Sept 20 – 22, 2016: StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network Convening, Memphis, TN.  This conference focuses on collective impact partnerships in communities across the country and how they can help make education equity a reality. This year’s conference theme is Rise Up: Education Excellence for Every Child. For more information, contact Kelly Robinson at

September 20-22, 2016: Science Media Awards & Summit in the Hub 2016. More than 300 science media stakeholders will gather to celebrate exceptional media, cutting-edge discoveries. Learn more:

September 24–27, 2016: Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) Annual Conference hosted by the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, Florida – partner in the Tampa Pay STEM Network ecosystem. Register.

October 18-22, 2016: North American Association for Environmental Education 2016 Conference and Research Symposium: From Inspiration to Impact. Annual conference for environmental education professionals, from classroom teachers and teacher educators to nature center staff to climate science researchers and everyone in between. Learn more here.

Oct 24 – 26, 2016: Summer Changes Everything Annual Conference Joins with School’s Out Washington’s Bridge Conference, Seattle, Washington.  The National Summer Learning Association joins with School’s Out Washington to present Dare to Disrupt! The Pathway to Excellence and Equity in Education.  This conference attracts practitioners, policymakers, funders and researchers across the OST spectrum and includes pre-conference sessions, workshops, and meetings focused on summer learning. Learn more here.