By WRAL Tech Wire STEM News

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – This week is all about STEM in RTP.

Science, technology, engineering and math education, or STEM, will take center stage in the Triangle this week for the Scaling STEM: Transforming Education Matters Conference at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center.

Hundreds of educators, students, innovators, and leaders from business and government from North Carolina and across the nation will share strategies to implement STEM practices and demonstrate STEM impacts in the community during this three-day event starting on Monday.

Featured speakers include: Eric Becoats, superintendent of Durham Public Schools; Emily Pilloton, founder, executive director and Project H Design Instructor at Studio H; Brett Carter, president of Duke Energy North Carolina; North Carolina State Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson; Jan Morrison, president of the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES); and Tony Wagner, author and Education Innovation Fellow at Harvard University.

Sessions will spotlight several STEM areas including problem solving and problem-based learning in today’s classroom, leveraging community involvement in STEM, mentoring, how to assessing 21st century skills, and much more.

Also, 2.0 CEUs will be given for those attending the three-day conference.

Click here for a full agenda.

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