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Sessions

Session: 24. STEAMbassadors – From the community, for the community.
April 11, 2022

Time: 2:40 PM – 4:20 PM Abstract:   “Learn how to activate young adults in your community to lead high quality STEM programs!  This session is intended as PART I of the “STEAMbassadors – From the community  Outline:   for the community” sessions.”  Audience and Impact:  OBJECTIVES: 1) Organizations will be introduced to Project Exploration and will learn about the  STEAMbassador initiative, […]

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The Power of Storytelling for STEM
April 7, 2022

Time: 10:35 AM – 11:20 AM An introduction to why Storytelling works for STEM Once upon a time, there was a teacher and there were students. The teacher was supreme and all-knowing. The teacher had the answers for everything and the respect of the students.  Fact or fiction? Hard to tell. But if it were ever true, those days are […]

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First, Not Everyone Is At The Table & Second, None of This Happens In A Vacuum
April 4, 2022

Time: 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM The Courage Required to Build Measurably Impactful STEM Ecosystems Across Communities Often Underrepresented  Synopsis: Closing the gap between access and opportunity requires support. We must move from recognizing a need for change to being the change we recognize is needed. In this talk, Nuclear Engineer & Six Sigma Black Belt Toi Massey will share, […]

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FT Developing A Workforce for the 4th Industrial Revolution
April 4, 2022

Field Trip Developing a Workforce for the 4th Industrial Revolution We are at the forefront of a new revolution in industry, every bit as momentous as the invention of the steam engine, mass production of the automobile, computers and the internet, and now robotics, flexible manufacturing, and artificial intelligence. In this field trip, you will see how LIFT, a Detroit-based […]

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FT Place, Project, Problem, and Partnership-based STEM Education
April 4, 2022

Field Trip  Hands-on activities and a panel discussion will highlight the benefits of collaboration between STEM-rich institutions and child-serving organizations in bringing 3P-based education to new and underserved audiences. Participants will engage in replicable STEM activities in small groups and will receive the MiSTEM Network Playbook to support implementation of powerful STEM programs in their communities.  This session will be […]

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FT Investigating Large Institutions Build Meaningful Connections Across Disciplines
April 4, 2022

Field trip Investigating how Large Institutions Build Meaningful Connections Across Disciplines and Demographics to Create Enriching Experiences for Learners of all Levels.   Explore how the STEM Center at Saginaw Valley State University has connected STEM faculty and college students with local K-12 teachers, students, and parents. Attendees will participate in engaging discussions and activities with STEM experts across campus and […]

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Agilities In Action-Draw Your Future Abstract
April 4, 2022

Time: 8:45 AM – 10:25 AM Session Description Are you agile? Join us for a creative drawing activity and interactive session to learn more about the Agilities skill framework and how you can leverage career exploration tools and resources to inspire students in STEM and expand career pathways. Agilities are the work skills found in all jobs. They are a […]

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Beit Shean EcosySTEM Abstract
April 4, 2022

Time: 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM The Beit Shean EcosySTEM emphasizes a skills-oriented STEM approach to impact a better socio-economic future. As a city in Israel’s periphery, located far from major institutions of culture, healthcare, industry, and research, our goal is to create a better image of the future  and lead Beit Shean and its residents to integrate fully into […]

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FT A NEW LOOK AT Talent Development Through High Impact Partnerships
April 4, 2022

Field Trip How do stakeholders from education, community organizations, business and industry, and government sectors come together to meet the needs of job seekers and employers? It is about partnerships! This session will highlight the collaborative connections through an interactive tour of the Bay-Arenac Intermediate School District (BAISD) Career Center. You will hear a brief overview of Career and Technical […]

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FT Expanding STEM and Sustainability Through Educational Initiatives and Strong Partnerships
April 4, 2022

Expanding STEM and Sustainability Through Educational Initiatives and Strong Partnerships Increasing a community’s embrace of sustainable efforts for the planet requires increased exposure and educational knowledge. Ambient learning occurs when an institution embraces sustainability in its buildings and adapts its curriculum. Explore how ongoing, hands-on activities for middle- and high-school students and teachers broadens perspectives and views of STEM. And […]

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