Local educators of all subjects and grade levels in Cameron, Elk, McKean and Potter Counties are encouraged to attend this two-day conference. The keynote presentation will feature Sue Boardman, the Internships and Partnerships Leader at the Downingtown STEM Academy. Sue will present a talk titled, “STEAM: Connecting Education and Business.”
Additional conference events for educators include breakout sessions with hands-on STEAM activities that can be used in the classroom, traveling exhibits such as the Mobile Energy Education Training Unit, the Mobile Fab Lab and the PA Wood Mobile, a vendor area, and local business showcases. The first 75 IU9 educators to register and complete the conference will receive a complimentary STEAM kit that will include many of the resources needed to implement the hands-on projects that will be presented throughout this conference. Educators will also receive Act 48 credits for conference participation.
The STEAM conference is being hosted by the Cameron County High School and coordinated by the Community Education Center (CEC) of Elk and Cameron Counties’ DISCOVER Partnership, the Potter County Education Council, Seneca Highlands IU9 and Career and Technology Center and a committee of dedicated educators and administrators from the four county region. In addition to the CEC and Potter Ed Council, sponsors of the event include Seneca Resources and North Central. For more information or to register for this event, please contact the Potter County Education Council at (814) 545-1333 or visit www.pottercountyedcouncil.org.