January 28, 2021

Why STEM? Communicating Your School's Approach to STEM Education

STEM Professional Development Webinar
January 28, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Session Content

Join Beth Murphy, MISF’s STEM Program Manager and independent STEM education consultant, to explore why STEM education matters. In this interactive webinar, Beth will lead participants through interpreting the goals laid out in Charting a Course for Success: America’s Strategy for STEM Education, a framework designed to guide any organization that provide STEM-related learning experiences. We will work together to identify the many ways K-12 schools contribute to achieving these goals as they prepare young people for life and work. Finally, each participant will identify the unique and authentic ways that their school’s STEM program connects with these broader community goals. This webinar is appropriate for anyone looking to better articulate the difference made by their school’s STEM program—whether under development or established. Each school that registers for this webinar will also receive an invitation to sign up for a free 30-minute consultation with Beth to discuss your school’s STEM program


Cost

Free for MISF members
$75 for nonmembers*

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Beth Murphy, Ph.D
STEM Program Manager and Independent STEM Education Consultant

Presenter Bio

Beth has been involved in STEM education for more than 20 years, with experience working with nonprofits, K-12 schools and districts, higher education, as well as companies and professional organizations. In 2014 Beth started Beth Murphy Consulting LLC, which focuses on supporting educators and their organizations in providing impactful STEM learning experiences through professional development, strategic-level program design and planning, fostering partnerships, and program evaluation. In this capacity, she works with MISF as its STEM Program Manager and the National Science Teaching Association as the field editor for its journal Connected Science Learning. She also works with organizations such as Science from Scientists and Engineering Alliance MN on projects to design, implement, evaluate, and improve STEM education programs. Beth holds a PhD in physics, has two children (an 11th grader and college sophomore) who are both interested in STEM careers, and enjoys hiking in the woods even during a Minnesota winter.

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