- This event has passed.
STEM Leadership Forum from Discovery Ed
March 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kentucky’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research and Discovery Education Partner to Co-Host First- STEM Leader Forum in the State
-Loacated at the University of Kentucky, this Unique Thought-Leadership Forum Supports the Improvement of STEM Education Across the State –
On Tuesday, March 10th, from 8:30am to 12pm, Kentucky’s National Science Foundation sponsored Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research and Discovery Education and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content, and professional development for K-12 classrooms, will co-host the state’s first-ever STEM Leadership Forum on the campus of the University of Kentucky. During this immersive experience, approximately XX participating school administrators from across Kentucky will learn about how K-12 STEM education can drive regional economic success and share best practices for creating high-quality STEM experiences. Media is invited to attend this event.
This unique gathering will begin with an address by Dr. Cindy Moss, Discovery Education’s Vice President of Global STEM Initiatives and an internationally acknowledged authority on STEM education. Then, through a series of interactive sessions, attendees will discuss the importance of STEM education to area students, examine data about area STEM jobs now and in the future, and participate in a hands-on STEM experience modeling the innovative lessons used in successful school districts today. Together, these presentations and experiences will help local education and business leaders, as well as other stakeholders, link K-12 STEM initiatives to local community economic goals.
Kentucky’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (KY NSF EPSCoR), sponsored by the National Science Foundation, is a vital part of a coordinated effort to invest in scientific research for a better quality-of-life and a growing economy for Kentuckians. NSF EPSCoR assists to strengthen research and education in science and engineering. The vision of the KY NSF EPSCoR is to advance, encourage and develop long term improvements in scientific discovery, innovation and education throughout the Commonwealth. Discovery Education is the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content, and professional development for K-12 classrooms and is inspired by Discovery Inc., whose networks include Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel.
School Administrators from Across Kentucky
Dr. Cindy Moss, Discovery Education’s Vice President of Global STEM Initiatives
Representatives from KY NSF EPSCoR
Members of the Discovery Education STEM Team
Tuesday, March 10th, from 8:30am to 12pm
University of Kentucky, E.S. Good Barn Building, Gorham Hall, 1451 University Drive, Lexington, KY 40526
About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences, and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education currently serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to empower teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at www.DiscoveryEducation.com.