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Education Leaders Talking STEM

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
7:00 am to 10:30 am

Empowering PK-12 educators to inspire the next generation of problem-solvers


Location: Higgins House, WPI
Parking: Park Ave. Garage, 151 Salisbury St. OR 1 John Wing Road

The event is free but does require registration. Email for information. 

This interactive workshop is designed for PK-12 Principals and Superintendents to examine what high-quality STEM is and what high-quality STEM teaching should look like in their schools and classrooms. A panel of administrators will share examples and discuss best practices about PK-12 STEM teaching. The session will generate strategies for principals and superintendents to support high-quality STEM teaching and learning (PDPs provided.)


7:00        Registration, breakfast, networking

7:30        Table activity, self-assessment, and discussion

8:00        About WPI & the STEM Education Center

8:10        President Laurie Leshin, opening remarks and Q&A

8:35        Workshop: The Why, What, and How of high-quality and equitable STEM education

9:40        Panel Discussion and Q&A: Successes and Challenges in implementing high-quality STEM programs

10:25      Closing remarks      

Location & Parking

The Higgins House is a castle looking mansion located on the NW corner of the WPI grounds (# 18 on the attached campus map).  
Parking for this event is at WPI’s Park Ave. Garage, North (first) entrance. 
Note: a parking placard will be emailed to you prior to the event. Please make sure that pass is printed and placed on your dashboard.