STEM Best Practices to Engage Community, Education and Industry Leaders

What: Leaders in K-12 education, higher education and industry will gather to learn from experts in the STEM community during the STEM Best Practices Conference. Topics range from after school programs to career path guidance. The conference will also include more than 20 exhibits in the STEM Innovation Hub, as well as new opportunities for engaging with the Utah STEM Action Center and networking to form new partnerships with STEM stakeholders.

Where: Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus
Miller Professional Development Center
9750 S. 300 W. Sandy, Utah

When: Tuesday, June 21
8:00 a.m.      Registration and Breakfast
9:00 a.m.      Welcome and Keynote Address
10:00 a.m.    Breakout Sessions
12:00 p.m.    Lunch and Networking
1:30 p.m.      Breakout Sessions
4:30 p.m.      Conclusion

Mr. Stier and Dr. Goetz will be available for interviews from 10:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. B-roll and other opportunities will be available throughout the day.

Who:
Sam Stier, founding director, Center for Learning with Nature (Keynote Speaker)
Dr. Tamara Goetz, executive director, Utah STEM Action Center
350+ STEM community members

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About the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)
business.utah.gov

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) charter is based on Gov. Gary R. Herbert’s commitment to statewide economic development. The state’s economic vision is that Utah will lead the nation as the best performing economy and be recognized as a premier global business environment and tourist destination. GOED provides extensive resources and support for business creation, growth and recruitment statewide, as well as programs to increase tourism and film production for the benefit of Utah residents. All administered programs are based upon strategic industry clusters to develop a diverse, sustainable economy. GOED accomplishes its mission through unprecedented partnerships. For more information please contact: Aimee Edwards, (801) 538-8811 or edwards@utah.gov.

About the STEM Action Center
stem.utah.gov 

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Action Center works to develop Utah’s workforce of the future by prioritizing STEM education. The program drives research and implementation of STEM education best practices across Utah by coordinating STEM-related activities, creating and coordinating proven STEM education best practices, facilitating educator access to those tools, align public STEM education and higher STEM education activities.

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