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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

Meeting 3
April 18, 2017 - April 20, 2017
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
Fax: 202-334-2290


Keck 101
2:00 – 3:15
3:15 – 4:00 pm Setting the Stage

James Brown, STEM Education Coalition

• The political landscape for STEM education policy in the Trump era
• Opportunities for engineering education related to the Every Student Succeeds Act
• Opportunities for engineering education related to NGSS
4:00 – 5:30 pm Overarching Issues and Opportunities Facing US STEM Education: Implications for the Project
Moderator: Rodger Bybee, Biological Sciences Curriculum Study

Okhee Lee, New York University
STEM learning in children
Douglas Clements, University of Denver
Students with disabilities and STEM education
James Basham, University of Kansas
Rural and urban settings
Matt Irvin, University of South Carolina
5:30 pm ADJOURN

WEDNESDAY, April 19th

Public Workshop: Keck 100
8:00 am Breakfast available
8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome and Overview of Workshop Objectives
Ellen Kullman
8:45 – 9:00 am Welcome from the National Academy of Engineering
9:00 – 10:00 am Diverse Implementations of PreK-12 Engineering Education

David Crismond, City College of New York
Brian Reiser, Northwestern University
Christine Cunningham, Engineering is Elementary
Bryan Kind, PLTW
Bernie Zubrowski, EDC
10:00 – 11:15 am Pathways into PreK-12 Engineering: Educator Stories
Moderator: Bruce Wellman, Olathe Public Schools Engineering Academy

Jose Rivas, Science Teacher, Lennox Math, Science and Technology Academy, Inglewood, CA

Amy Morriss, Physics Teacher, Academy of Our Lady, New Orleans, LA

Brandon Hernandez, Olathe Public Schools Engineering Academy, Olathe, KS

Glenn Bradbury, Industrial Career and Technical Education, Bozeman High School, Bozeman, MT

Julia Harth, Technology, Engineering, and Design teacher, HB Whitehorne Middle School, Montclair, NJ

11:15 – 11:30 am Break
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Pathways into PreK-12 Engineering: Educator Stories Part II
Moderator: TBD

Christopher Kohnke, Engineering Teacher, Colbert Elementary, Broward County, FL

• An educator working in both formal and informal settings
• An educator working in an informal setting

12:15 – 1:30 pm Working Lunch: Table topics

1:30 – 2:30 pm What works in educator professional development and what are common practices that don’t?
Moderator: Suzanne Wilson, University of Connecticut

Jim Short, Carnegie Corporation of New York
Pam Lottero-Perdue, Towson University

2:30 – 3:30 pm Methods courses for science and engineering pre-service teachers: Similarities, differences, and implications (POSSIBLE PAPER TOPIC)
Moderator: David Crismond, City College of New York

Elementary Teacher Education
Pam Lottero-Perdue, Towson University
Karen Worth, Wheelock College

Secondary Teacher Education

3:30 – 5:00 pm Breakout Sessions with Reporting Out


THURSDAY, April 20th

Keck 105
8:00 – 9:30 am
9:30 -10:30 am State Standards for Engineering and Technology Education: Implications for Preparation of PreK-12 Educators
Moderator: Jen Gutierrez

Tanner Huffman, The College of New Jersey
Tamara Moore, Purdue University
Other speakers TBD

10:30 – 11:30 am Methods for demonstrating/determining K-12 educator competency to teach about engineering (to include formal and informal approaches to credentialing)
Pat Yongpradit,
Other speakers TBD

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

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

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Goals for the workshop, Project Landscape Scan, Committee Conflict and Bias, Takeaways from the workshop, Plans for next workshop

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Contractor preliminary report, Previously published studies on Standards, Integrated STEM, Conflict and Bias forms.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: April 20, 2017