News Category: stem

TEA STEM Listening Tour

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Dec. 10, 2018

The TEA is excited to announce that the College and Career and Military Preparation (CCMP) Division will be conducting a statewide listening tour to inform the development of a new state plan required for the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V), and the development of statewide frameworks for STEM education and Work-based Learning (WBL).

Research Colloquia series begins at the STEM Center

By Christian Bazán
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Dec. 3, 2018

A new Brown Bag Colloquium series recently began with Dr. Cristine Legare, Department of Psychology, giving the series’ inaugural talk on Thursday, November 29th. The series is intended to raise awareness of STEM education-related research on campus as well as to cultivate and build potential research relationships across College of Education departments and across campus schools and colleges.

The deadline for organizations to sign up for Girls Day 2019 is 12/9

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Nov. 26, 2018

The Women in Engineering Program (WEP) at UT Austin is gearing up for Girl Day 2019. Join us by leading a hands-on STEM activity or demonstration. The deadline for organizations to sign up is Sunday, December 9, 2018. Non-profits may participate for free. Learn more at https://girlday.utexas.edu/community-partners.

Texas Women and Girls in STEM Summit

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Nov. 26, 2018

Join the Texas Girls Collaborative Project for our 2nd Annual Texas Women and Girls in STEM Summit Friday, December 7th from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at the Engineering Education & Research Center (EERC) at UT Austin. This special event is designed to share best practices, connect organizations and individuals, and showcase outstanding efforts to increase the number of girls in STEM and support the retention of women in STEM careers. STEM professionals and all who are engaged in education, outreach, recruitment, and/or retention of women and girls in STEM are invited to join in.

Dr. Carol Fletcher to speak at STEM Summit 6.0

By Stephen Gray
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Sept. 17, 2018

Dr. Carol Fletcher, Deputy Director of the UT STEM Center, will speak as part of this year's STEM Summit 6.0 being held in Austin on September 27-28.

Too busy for Professional Development? Not with online courses from the UT STEM Center!

By Stephen Gray
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Aug. 20, 2018

Back to school is a busy time for teachers, but don’t let that deter you from getting the professional development you need to improve your practice for the 2018-19 school year. To help out, the UT STEM Center are offering both self-paced and facilitated online professional development experiences for CS and STEM teachers who don’t have time to attend a full workshop during this busy time of year.

2018 TRC Excellence Awards

By Stephen Gray
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June 29, 2018

Each of the three days of the TRC 24th Annual Meeting were punctuated by awards presented to teachers, Collaboratives, and Project Directors, all of whom exemplify the spirit of excellence that has marked the 25 years of the Texas Regional Collaboratives program. The STEM Center is proud of the dedication and hard work each awardee has shown in the name of improving the teaching of math and science in Texas schools. Congratulations to all of our 2018 award winners! 

TRC 24th Annual Meeting 2018

By Stephen Gray
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June 26, 2018

The TRC Annual Meeting brings together teachers, education and business leaders, policy makers, and legislators to celebrate and recognize the achievements of the TRC's state-wide collaborative network. As a three day professional development event, the Annual Meeting provides teachers breakout sessions, featured speakers ranging from STEM education researchers and innovators to business leaders and STEM professionals. The Annual Meeting also provides teachers with the opportunity to network and share ideas with fellow educators from outside their region and across the state. It’s also a lot of fun, with hands-on activities, games, cheers, and even some pirates.