The culminating session will focus on the current STEM education policy and legislative context. Leaders of the STEM Coalition will familiarize grantees with important policies and pending legislation, and will help grantees understand how to use their experience and research to inform the policy and legislative debates and decision-making.
Concluding Remarks: Barbara Brauner Berns, CADRE PI, Education Development Center, Inc.
K-12 engineering and technology education initiative leaders will discuss conceptual frameworks, curricular initiatives, implementation strategies and attendant challenges related to institutionalizing K-12 engineering programs in the nation’s schools.
Support has been rapidly growing for the establishment of K-12 engineering and technology education (ETE) programs in the United States. The idea has been promulgated by many STEM educators and disciplinary leaders, science and engineering associations, and governmental agencies.