THE 12TH ANNUAL TEXAS STEM CONFERENCE
JANUARY 9-11, 2019 SAN ANTONIO - GRAND HYATT
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.
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