The 2018 Innovations in K-12 STEM Conference, hosted jointly by the West TN STEM Hub and the Northwest TN STEM Hub, was held on Thursday, May 31 at the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus in Jackson, TN. The conference featured engaging keynotes, panel sessions, and a variety of hands-on workshops that focused on integrating real-world STEM into the classroom.
|Intro to K-12 Robtics
FIRST in Memphis
|Transportation-STEM: Bridging the Gaps
TDOT TRAC Website
A fantastic group of K-12, higher education, and industry partners joined us September 15, 2017 at the FedEx Institute of Technology for the West TN STEM Hub's annual conference to learn about new STEM resources and share best practices to motivate ALL students to consider STEM majors and careers. Check out conference details and follow the links below to learn more about our sessions and presentors!
|Robotics Education Foundation
West TN STEM - Online Modules
Module Access Information
|TDOT TRAC program
CyberPatriot - West TN STEM Hub resources
Nearly 300 K-12 teachers, administrators, higher education faculty, and industry and community partners convened for the 2016 conference to learn from leaders in industry and education about STEM practices that are effective for increasing students' interest and preparedness for STEM careers, and the importance of building a community of practice! Check out the conference materials available below, and be sure to join the TSIN STEM Community of Practice and sign up for MakerMinded!
The 2015 annual Innovations in K-20 STEM Education Conference was highly successful this year and we thank all the participants who attended. The conference was held on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Fed Ex Institute of Technology on the University of Memphis campus. The focus of this year’s conference dealt with Collective Impact and Ted Townsend from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development served as the keynote speaker. STEM leaders from K-12, higher education, and industry engaged in a variety of activities including panel discussions and meaningful conversations in order to generate new ideas, strategies and express their thoughts regarding the collective impact of STEM education as well as future needs for STEM education.
The annual Innovations in K-20 STEM Education Conference was a success! Held on Friday, April 25, 2014, the conference brought nearly 75 participants from across West TN together in Jackson, on the University of Memphis – Lambuth campus, to discuss STEM education and the STEM workforce landscape. The conference provided a venue for leaders from K-12, higher education, and industry to engage in meaningful conversations regarding the state of the practice in STEM education. The goal of this conference was to create a "think tank" environment that generated ideas and transformative strategies to continue move West TN STEM education forward through collaborative effort from all stakeholders. The conference featured discussions regarding:
This inaugural conference featured discussions regarding:
Download the conference agenda, session descriptions and post session summaries and key take aways here.