MISF STEM Education Conference

Every year, MISF holds a one-day teacher professional development conference in STEM education for MISF member schools and other independent schools in Minnesota. This conference strives to:

  • inspire teachers to grow and improve STEM programs at their schools
  • build teacher knowledge and skills related to STEM teaching and learning
  • introduce teachers to community resources that support high-quality STEM education

2017 STEM Education Conference

Head to our STEM Conference Resources page to view a sampling of presentations.

Click here for a detailed list of all the 2017 presentations.

If you have questions, or would like more information, please contact Beth Murphy, STEM Program Manager, at bmurphy@misf.org

Keynote Speaker

Toni Adafin
Program Director for
IBM Cloud Managed Service Development

As Program Director, Toni is responsible for managing a world-wide organization of managers, software developers and software testers spanning many continents. Customers look to IBM Cloud Managed Services as a trusted IT services provider to help them more quickly respond to business demands, reduce cost, manage complexity, support desired levels of availability, maintain leading-edge skills and adopt technology innovation.

In 1984, Toni joined IBM in Rochester, Minnesota and during that time has held a number of programming and team-leader positions in application, system and low-level software development as well as management positions. For over 16 years Toni has managed departments in software development and mechanical procurement quality engineering.

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