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Project Title: Educator Capacity Building In PreK-12 Engineering Education

PIN: NAE-NAE-15-01         

Major Unit:
National Academy of Engineering
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
NAE Office of Programs
Board on Science Education

Pearson, Greg

Subject/Focus Area:
Education; Engineering and Technology

Educator Capacity Building In PreK-12 Engineering Education
November 29, 2016 - November 30, 2016
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Greg Pearson
Phone: 202-334-2282


2:00 – 2:15 pm Welcome from the Division of Behavioral and Social Science and Education
Mary Ellen O’Connell, Executive Director
2:15 – 2:30 pm Overview of the Project and Statement of Task
Greg Pearson, NAE
2:30 – 2:45 pm Conflict and Bias Discussion
Heidi Schweingruber, Board on Science Education
2:45 – 3:45 pm Committee Panel
What are the different perspectives on PreK-12 engineering education? What should educators be teaching about?
Brian Reiser (Moderator)
Rodger Bybee, David Crismond, and Cheryl Farmer
3:45 – 4:45 Plans for Project “Landscape Scan” (30 minutes + 30 minutes committee discussion)
Jackie Delisi, Education Development Center
4:45 – 5:15 pm Sponsor Perspectives on the Project and Discussion with Committee
Elliot Douglas, Program Officer, Engineering Education and Centers, Directorate for Engineering, NSF
5:15 – 5:30 pm Plans for Dinner Discussion
Beth Cady, NAE
5:30 pm Break/Walk to Gordon Biersch Restaurant (900 F Street, NW)

6:00 – 8:00 pm Dinner

WEDNESDAY, November 30th
8:00 am Breakfast available
8:15 – 8:30 am Welcome from the National Academy of Engineering
Dan Mote, President
8:30 – 9:00 am Debrief of Dinner Discussions
Ellen Kullman
9:00 – 10:00 am Committee Panel
Issues in Credentialing of PreK-12 Educators to Teach Engineering
Overview: Suzanne Wilson (15 minutes)
Respondents: Jen Gutierrez and Marty Davis (5 minutes each)
10:00 – 10:30 am Committee Panel
Perspectives and Issues Related to the Professional Development of PreK-12 Engineering Educators
Jason Coleman, Bryan Kind, and Maria Simani (5 minutes each)
10:30 – 10:45 am Break
10:45 – 11:15 am Committee Panel
Teacher Perspectives on Building Educator Capacity in _PreK-12 Engineering Education
Chentel Neat and Bruce Wellman (5 minutes each)
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Committee Discussion of Potential Workshop

12:30 – 1:45 pm Working Lunch
- Continued planning for workshop
- Discussion of commissioned paper topics and authors
1:45 – 2:00 pm Review of Committee/Staff Action Items and Next Steps
2:00 pm ADJOURN

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Rodger Bybee
Jason Coleman
Marty Davis
Cheryl Farmer
Jen Gutierrez
Bryan Kind
Ellen Kullman
Chentel Neat
Brian Reiser
Maria Simani
Bruce Wellman
Suzanne Wilson

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Welcome, project overview, conflict and bias, discussion of workshop, staff action items

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
conflict and bias paperwork

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: November 30, 2016