Advancing the Conversation on Scaling National Informal STEM Programs Conference

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May 21st, 2023, 11:00 pm - May 24th, 2023, 10:59 pm CDT
Location: The Education Development Center (Washington, D.C.)
Host: National Girls Collaborative Project and The Education Development Center

The National Girls Collaborative Project and Education Developer Center (EDC) invite you to attend the Advancing the Conversation on Scaling National Informal STEM Programs Conference, funded by the National Science Foundation.

The conference will occur at the Education Development Center, 1025 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington, D.C., from Monday, May 22, 2023, through Wednesday, May 24, 2023.  The conference begins at noon on Monday and ends at noon on Wednesday.

This conference is one element of a broader effortAdvancing the Conversation on Scaling National Informal STEM Programs (NSF #2214449) which brings together informal STEM education implementers, developers, researchers, evaluators, and funders to challenge current conceptions of scale in informal STEM education and collaboratively redefine a set of principles for scale that center equity and the perspectives of program implementers. 

By engaging in the conference, attendees will: 

  • Contribute their expertise and experiences to refining a set of principles for equity and scale in informal STEM education; and
  • Connect with other informal STEM experts through dialogue, networking, and opportunities for future collaborations. 

Please register by April 24, 2023. If you are unable to attend, please respond to this email so we may reach out to other potential attendees.

Learn more and register.