About the Conference

Join over 1,000 STEM colleagues to learn cutting-edge technologies, STEM best practices, innovative approaches to teaching and learning, how to implement more effective partnership strategies, and more!

Benefits of Attending the largest STEM Conference in Texas

  • Learn from other successful STEM practitioners, including PBL and PLTW master teachers
  • Share your knowledge / skills and positively impact other educators
  • Network with other STEM Professionals
  • Hear engaging keynote speakers
  • Over 50 exhibitors
  • Interactive Maker Space exhibit

Keynote Profile: Olenka Cullinan

Olenka Cullinan, STEM Director West for Discovery Education, is a former Founder of Rising Tycoons, speaker, author, and a National Program Director for STEM Entrepreneur Accelerator Program.

She brings 10+ years of experience in business and STEM education. She has worked with top education organizations in the nation, consulted companies, and partaken in development of a wave of young STEM entrepreneurs globally.

Having been mentored by top leadership speakers in the country, such as John Maxwell and Darren Hardy, Olenka has become one of the nation's premiere speakers and STEM entrepreneurs’ experts, as recently demonstrated by her speaking appearances at TEDx.

Register Now

Take advantage of the Early Bird Registration pricing of $295.

The Early Bird Rate ends December 7, 2018. Thereafter, registration will become $350.

Registration includes all conference materials; receptions on days 1 and 2; grab-and-go breakfasts and light lunches on days 2 and 3; and snacks on days 2 and 3.

Pre-Conference Offerings Now Available

In addition to the main Texas STEM Conference, the Texas STEM Coalition will offer eight pre-conference sessions and a field-trip. The pre-conference sessions will appear in two blocks, each featuring four sessions; attendees will select a single session from each block to attend in advance of the conference. Registration for each Pre-Conference block will cost $50 per attendee.

Titles of pre-conference sessions appear below. To learn more, click through the button to visit E-Campus.


Pre-Conference Sessions | 10AM - 12PM

Integrating Computational Thinking into Core Content Instruction by Nancy Rodriguez, STEM Consultant, ESC Region 20

WeTeach_CS for HS by the Center for STEM Education, UT Austin

Coding Clubs and Camps (C3) by the Center for STEM Education, UT Austin

Engineering Alignment from Middle School to High School by Project Lead the Way (Engineering Strand provided by PLTW Teachers)

Pre-Conference Sessions | 1PM - 3PM

Makerspace: The Final STEAM Frontier by the STEM Center of South Texas

Introduction to Cybersecurity by the Center for STEM Education, UT Austin

Creative Coding with Scratch by the Center for STEM Education, UT Austin

So You Think You Can Print: Dance Your Way into 3D Printing by the Keller Center for Advanced Learning (Engineering Strand provided by PLTW Teachers)

Participant Hotel Registration

The Grand Hyatt San Antonio Hotel has set aside a block of rooms for conference participants and presenters at a discounted government rate.

Book your room today!


Showcase your products directly to over 1,000 STEM focused educators and institutions. Follow the link below for details on all the benefits and packages.

Sponsor Presentation Proposals

We are currently accepting presentation proposals from Sponsors with the following attributes:

  • Innovative or new practices, methods, products, or ideas based on STEM best practices
  • Innovative ways to deliver information to participants including hands-on interactive sessions
  • Best practices for engaging presentation; avoid lecturing or just reading your slides to the audience
  • Presentations for which all materials can be shared through Google shareable folders

Exhibitor Hotel Registration

The Grand Hyatt San Antonio Hotel has set aside a block of rooms for exhibitors at the conference.

Book your room today!

Gold Sponsor: ETA hand2mind

ETA hand2mind believes children learn best by doing. For over 50 years, teachers and administrators at thousands of schools and districts across the country have relied on their high-quality, hands-on materials
to expand their core curriculum.

From math to science to STEM to literacy and from manipulatives to lessons to teacher/parent support materials, ETA hand2mind is always on the lookout for new ways to get students’ hands and minds working together.

Silver Sponsor: Southern Science Supply

Southern Science Supply has the mission of making science easy to teach and fun to learn. We strive to engage students and build an intrinsic desire to learn and explore with our quality digital microscopes and other interactive and time saving products for all ages and interests.


Silver Sponsor: Amplify

Amplify collaborates with educators to create rigorous and riveting learning for all students. Amplify Science is a phenomena-based K-8 program that was developed from the ground up for the Next Generation Science Standards by UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science. Highly engaging, the program immerses students in a compelling real-world problem in every unit, teaching them to think, read, write and argue like 21st-century scientists and engineers.

Texas STEM Coalition

PO Box 132977

Tyler, TX 75713

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook