Conferences

2014 STEM MATH & SCIENCE CONFERENCE
(Thursday, May 29th and Friday, May 30th, 2014)

Conference Location: The Centre at Millennium Park in Johnson City, TN

Agenda-  Speaker Bios-  Participant Listing

 

2014 STEM Conference Power Point Presentations

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

2014 STEM Conference Presenter Info

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

 


 

2013 STEM MATH & SCIENCE CONFERENCE
(Tuesday, May 28th and Wednesday, May 29th, 2013)

Conference Location: The Centre at Millennium Park in Johnson City, TN

Agenda-  Speaker Bios-  Participant Listing

 

2013 STEM Conference Power Point Presentations

 
Rodger W. Bybee  
Dean Blevins  
James Hamos  
David Williams  
Jack Rhoton, Vanessa Greenlee, Jessica Carr and Sandy Watkins   
Richard Rhoda, Mike Krause and Mark Musick   
Gary Nixon, Scott Eddins, David Sevier   
Ruth Woodall   
Matt DeLozier   
Mary Cypress Howell  
Chris Liu  
Chih-Che Tai and Anant Godbole   

 

 2013 STEM Conference Presenter Info

 
Dr. Dean Blevins (Director) The Tennessee Technology Center

www.ttcelizabethton.edu/staff/dean-Blevins

Dr. Rodger W. Bybee (Executive Director-Retired) Biological Sciences Curriculum Study

www.nsta.org/conferences/2010/bybee.aspx

www.nsta.org/about/standardsupdate/resources/201112_Framework-Bybee.pdf

Jessica Carr (Science Teacher) Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee
Matt DeLozier  
Dr. Janice Gilliam (President) Northeast State Community College
Vanessa Greenlee (Language Arts Teacher) Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee
Dr. James E. Hamos (Acting Deputy Division Director) The National Science Foundation

Mary Cypress Howell (Outreach Coordinator) SCORE
Mike Krause (Assistant Director of Academic Affairs) TN Higher Education Commission  
Christopher Liu (Associate Professor of  Biology) ETSU

Dr. Wade McCamey (President) Walter's State Community College

Dr. Mark Musick (Chair) Quillen Chair of Excellence in Education [ETSU]
Scott Reis (Math Teacher) Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee
Dr. Richard Rhoda (Executive Director) TN Higher Education Commission

www.news.tn.gov/node/60 

Dr. Jack Rhoton (Executive Director) Center of Excellence in Mathematics & Science Education [ETSU]

http://faculty.etsu.edu/rhotonj/

http://www.etsu.edu/cas/math/mathexcellence/default.aspx

Chih-Che Tai (Assistant Director/Assistant Professor) ETSU

Sandy Watkins (Principal) Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee

www.ianetn.org

www.timesnews.net/article/9048144

David Williams (Coordinator of Math Content & Resources) TN Dept. of Education
Ruth Woodall (Associate VP for Education & Workforce Development) Tennessee Chamber of Commerce 

   


  2012 STEM MATH & SCIENCE CONFERENCE 
(Tuesday, May 22nd and Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012)

Conference Location:  The Centre at Millennium Park in Johnson City, TN

Agenda-Speaker Bios-Participant Listing

2012 STEM Conference Power Point Presentations

Jim Brazell "21st Century Renaissance:  New Directions & Methods for Schools" Brian Noland "Inspiring Excellence:  The STEM Story in Northeast Tennessee"

Sky Gallegos "STEM Schools & Hubs Funded through Tennessee's Race to the Top grant"

ETSU Sky Gallegos Panel Slides

STEM Hub/Platform School Panel: Jack Rhoton/ Becky Ashe/ Vicki Metzgar/ Sky Gallegos/ Sally Pardue/ Dan Challener

Mark Musick/ David L. Wright/ Mary D. Hendrix "Finding a GPS for Us in the THEC...NAEP...ACT Data"
Kevin Huffman "STEM & Its Importance in the Context of Broader Education Reform" Paul Montgomery/ Charlie Floyd/ Norman Jacob/ Jubal Yennie "Business, Education, and the Community:  Finding Common Ground"
Linda Jordan "Promoting the National Research Council's Framework for K-12 Science Education" Ruth Woodall  "The Importance of Advocacy (Tennessee STEM Education Caucus"
 Dan Challener "STEM Schools and Hubs Funded through Tennessee's Race to the Top Grant" Panel Slides  Sally Pardue "STEM Schools and Hubs Funded through Tennessee's Race to the Toop Grant" Panel Slides
 Stephanie Ogden Panel Slides  ETSU STEM CONFERENCE PANEL
   
   

 

2012 STEM Conference Presenter Info
Jim Brazell (VentureRAMP, Inc.)

http://www.jimbrazell.com/whats-next/

http://www.linkedin.com/in/brazell

http://www.league.org/2011stemtech/jim_brazell.cfm

Sky Gallegos (TN STEM Innovation Network)

http:///www.denverpost.com/lifestyles/ci_6986976

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/skygallegos/4/152/a94

http://www.tn.gov/firsttothetop/contact.html

Kevin Huffman (Commissioner, TN State DOE)

http://www.tn.gov/education/AboutCommissioner.shtml

http://www.tn.gov.education/

Paul Montgomery (VP, Community Relations & Corportate Services-Eastman Chemical Company)

http://www.tbr.edu/about/default.aspx?id=502

 

Charlie Floyd (VP/Mill Manager- Domtar Paper Mill)

http://www.domtar.com

Norman Jacob (Head, Research & Development Division-Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc.)

http://www.nuclearfuelservices.com

 

Jubal Yennie (Superintendent, Sullivan County Board of Education)

http://www.sullivank12.net/connect/

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jubal-yennie/35/7a7/aa3

Jack Rhoton (STEM Hub/Platform School Panel)

http://www.etsu.edu/cas/math/mathexcellence/centersstaff.aspx

http://faculty.etsu.edu/rhotonj/

Becky Ashe (STEM Hub/Platform School Panel)

Vicki Metzgar (STEM Hub/Platform School Panel)
Sally Pardue (STEM Hub/Platform School Panel)
Daniel Challener (STEM Hub/Platform School Panel)
Mark Musick (ETSU James H. Quillen Chair)

http://www.etsu.edu/etsu/3/centersofexcellence.asp#quillened

David Wright (Associate Director for Policy, Planning & Research- THEC)

Mary Hendrix (Director of Program Solutions- ACT, Southeast Region Office)

 

Linda Jordan (Science Education Consultant-Tennessee State Department of Education)

Brian Noland (President- East Tennessee State University)

Jamie Woodson (President & CEO-State Collaborative on Reforming Education) SCORE

 


1st Annual Early Childhood Conference 
(Thursday, July 28th - Saturday, July 30th, 2011)

Conference Location:  The Centre at Millennium Park in Johnson City, TN

2011 Power Point Presentation



2011 STEM MATH & SCIENCE CONFERENCE 
 (Tuesday, May 24th and Wednesday, May 25th, 2011)

Conference Location:  The Centre at Millennium Park in Johnson City, TN


Agenda             Participant  Listing            Presenter Bios          Poster Presentation


2011 STEM Conference Power Point Presentations

Jack Uldrich Joan Ferrini-Mundy
Kenneth Wesson Dr. Sherri Miller
Dr. Hyman Bass Dr. Gary Nixon
Dr. Jack Rhoton Dr. Anne Pope and Sky Gallegos
Dr. Stephen Pruitt Dr. Hector Ibarra
John Bradley  
   
   

2011 STEM Conference Presenter Info

Jack Uldrich

www.jumpthecurve.net

http://www.unlearning101.com

Kenneth Wesson

http://www.sciencemaster.com/wesson/home.php

http://www.hope.edu/brain/speakers/wesson.htm

Dr. Hyman Bass


http://www.soe.umich.edu/people/profile/hyman_bass/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHllnrUs7mg

http://www.msri.org/web/msri/online-videos/-/video/showSpeaker/200000106


Dr. Jack Rhoton http://www.etsu.edu/cas/math/mathexcellence/centersstaff.aspx

http://faculty.etsu.edu/rhotonj/

Dr. Gary Nixon http://www.state.tn.us/sbe/

Dr. Hector Ibarra http://www.uhl.uiowa.edu/

Dr. Sherri Miller http://suedensmore.net/who-is-developing-the-common-core-standards

Anne Pope
http://www.arc.gov/magazine/articles.asp?ARTICLE_ID=14


http://www.tnvacation.com/su

Sky Gallegos http://www.linkedin.com/pub/sky-allegos/4/152/a94

http://www.denverpost.com/lifestyles/ci_6986976

Mark Musick http://www.etsu.edu/etsu/3/centersofexcellence.asp#quillened

Cheryl Harvey http://www.eastman.com/Pages/Home.aspx

Joan Ferrini-Mundy http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=118777

http://www.nsf.gov

Dr. Stephen Pruitt http://www.achieve.org/

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

2010 Mid-Atlantic ASTE Regional Conference
    (Friday, September 24th and Saturday, September 25th, 2010)

Agenda, Participant & Presenter Listing


Pre-Conference Workshop: 
"RASCH MEASUREMENT IN SCIENCE EDUCATION WORKSHOP"

Presented by Dr. William Boone of Miami University (Ohio)

Robert W. Arts Physics Challenge Lab
Christopher Atchison Mobility Impaired Students' Perceptions of Field-Based Learning Experiences
Leslie Bradbury & Lisa Gross Pre-Service Elementary Teachers' Perceptions of Integrating Language Arts and Science
Tina Cartwright & Carrie Adams Bolstering Confidence and Collaboration During Student Teaching Through Implementation of  Elementary Guided-Inquiry Science Modules
Pradeep (Max) Dass Science and Mathematics Integration for Literacy Enhancement:  Project SMILE
George Glasson Place-Based Science Education in Thailand
Shannon C. Graham Environmental Research Experience for Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing:  A Pilot Study
Rita Hagevik Using Geospatial Technologies in Environmental Education for Pre-Service and In-Service Science Teachers
Debra Hemler & Aimee Lee Govett The Growth of a GK-12 Program: Problems and Solutions
Ron Hermann Ending the Cycle of Continued Evolution Controversy: Can We Start in Elementary School?
Soonchun Lee, Karen Irving, Douglas Owens, Stephen Pape & Melissa Shirley Relationships among Student Perceptions of Learning and Student Metacognition and Teacher Awareness in Connected Science Classrooms
Stephanie Philipp and Melissa Shirley Development of Pre-Service Teachers' Questioning Practice Through Self-Analysis
James H. Roberson & Rita Hagevik Science Teachers' Views of Prior Knowledge and Conceptions as a Function of Conceptual Learning
Elizabeth Roland & Jennifer O'Keefe Pre-Service Elementary and Middle Grades Students' Factual Retention After an Inquiry or Direct Instruction Earth and Space Science Course
Mythianne Shelton, George Glasson & Jessica Stephenson Meeting NSTA Standards for Science Teacher Preparation through Electronic Portfolios
Melissa Shirley & Stephanie Philipp Characteristics of Pre-Service Middle and Secondary Science Teacher's Whole-Class Questioning Patterns
Chih-Che Tai Classrooms in the Clouds
Carol Wymer & Elizabeth Roland A Comparison of Inquiry and Traditional Biology Courses in Relationship to Content Attainment and Retention for Pre-Service Elementary and Middle Grades Teachers
Brent Linville & Elizabeth Schmitt Integrating Scientific Research into Elementary Education Standards :  A Closer Look at GK-12 in East Tennessee
Nathan Noll GK-12 Fellows: Bringing Research into the Classroom


Poster Presentations

Bennett Adkinson A Meta-analysis of Giftedness in Science Education
Patricia Bricker & Emily Jackson Farm to School: Cultivating the Next Crop of Educators
Sarah Carrier & Linda Tugurian Elementary Students' Science Learning: Indoor and Outdoor Experiences
Audrey Depelteau, Aimee Lee Govett, Kirsten Borger & Trina Wooten SYMBIOSIS:  A Landmark Assessment Study of an Integrated Bio/Math Curriculum
Matthew Perkins Traffic Cameras- A Citizen Science Approach
Jack Rhoton Professional Development Designed to Change Science Teaching and Learning

 

2010 STEM MATH & SCIENCE CONFERENCE
    (Tuesday, May 25th and Wednesday, May 26th, 2010)

Conference Location:  The Centre at Millennium Park in Johnson City, TN


Agenda                    Participant Listing                Presenter Bios

2010 STEM Conference Power Point Presentations
Yong Zhao Gary Nixon
Jack Rhoton John Sanders
Robert Compton  
Linda Jordan  
2010 STEM Conference Presenter Info
Robert Compton http://www.2mminutes.com
Scott Eddins http://www.deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/

http://www.tbr.k12.edu.1939552722
Anant Godbole http://www.etsu.edu/cas/math/welcome.aspx
Karl Joplin http://faculty.etsu.edu/joplin/ http://faculty.etsu.edu/joplin/
Linda K. Jordan http://www.tnelc.org/Science.html

http://jc-schools.net/dynamic/science/science.html

http://jc-schools.net/dynamic/science/contributors.htm
Mark Musick http://www.etsu.edu/etsu/3/centersofexcellence.asp#quillened
Gary Nixon http://www.state.tn.us/sbe/
Jack Rhoton http://www.etsu.edu/cas/math/mathexcellence/centersstaff.aspx

http://faculty.etsu.edu/rhotonj/
Brad Smith http://www.timesnews.net/article.php?id=9020804
Norris P. Sneed http://www.eastman.com/Company/News_Center/PressKit/Pages/NorrisSneed.asp
Billy Stair http://www.linkedin.com/pub/billy-c-stair/13/b57/856
Kathryn Sullivan http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/people/astronauts

http://www.astronautix.com/astros/sullivan.htm

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/sullivan-kd.html

http://glennschool.osu.edu/faculty/sullivan_staff.html
Yong Zhao http://zhao.educ.msu.edu/

http://twitter.com/yzhaomsu

http://zhao.educ.msu.edu/category/blog/

2009 STEM  MATH & SCIENCE CONFERENCE

Conference Location:  The Centre at Millennium Park in Johnson City, TN


Agenda                   Participant Listing                   Presenter Bios

2009 STEM Conference Power Point PResentations
Jeanne Century Gary Nixon
Francis Eberle    Jack Rhoton
Aimee Govett/Jeff Knisley     Norris Sneed
Ray McNulty    John Star
Jeanne Narum  
2009 STEM Conference Presenters Info
Ray McNulty http://www.leadered.com/raymcnulty.htm l
Ken Wesson http://www.sciencemaster.com/wesson/home.php
Jeanne Century http://cemse.uchicago.edu/node/43
Jeanne Narum http://www.pkal.org/people/index.cfm?person=1315
Norris P. Sneed http://www.eastman.com/Company/News_Center/PressKit/Pages/NorrisSneed.aspx
Francis Eberle http://www.nsta.org/about/pressroom.aspx?id=54908
Gary Nixon http://www.tn.gov/sbe/exec_director.html
Jon Star http://www.gse.harvard.edu/faculty_research/profiles/profile.shtml?vperson_id=79295
Jack Rhoton http://faculty.etsu.edu/rhotonj/
Aimee Govett http://faculty.etsu.edu/govett/
Jeff Knisley http://faculty.etsu.edu/knisleyj/

2008 STEM MATH & SCIENCE CONFERENCE

Conference Location:   The Centre at Millennium Park in Johnson City, TN

Agenda           Participant & Presenter Listing        Presenter Bios

2008 STEM Conference Power Point Presentations
Camilla Benbow   Jonathan Rochkind
Richard Ingersoll   Chris Roe
Gary Nixon   Philip Sadler
Jack Rhoton  

 

2008 STEM Conference Presenter Info
Camilla Benbow http://www.vanderbilt.edu/Peabody/SMPY/camilla_benbow.htm
Dwight Ferguson http://www2.tusculum.edu/news/?paged=20
Anant Godbole http://www.etsu.edu/cas/math/welcome.aspx
Richard Ingersoll http://www.gse.upenn.edu/faculty/ingersoll
Mark Musick http://www.etsu.edu/etsu/3/centersofexcellence.asp#quillened
Gary L. Nixon http://www.tn.gov/sbe/exec_director.html
Jack Rhoton http://www.etsu.edu/cas/math/mathexcellence/centersstaff.aspx

http://faculty.etsu.edu/rhotonj/
Jonathan Rochkind http://www.publicagenda.org/staff/rochkind
Christopher Roe http://www.nae.edu/cms/15140.aspx
Philip M. Sadler http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/ast/homepages/sadler.html
Norris P. Sneed http://www.eastman.com/Company/News_Center/PressKit/Pages/NorrisSneed.asp
Becky Whitlock http://www.timesnews.net/contactus.php

2007 STEM MATH & SCIENCE  CONFERENCE

Conference Location:  The Centre at Millennium Park in Johnson City, TN


   Agenda               Participant & Presenter Listing             Presenter Bios

2007 STEM Conference Power Point Presentations
J. Scott Eddins Joyce Tugel
Jeffrey Muhs Gary L. Nixon
Daniel M. Levin Kathleen Roth
Betty S. Harbin Norris P. Sneed
Linda K. Jordan  
2007 STEM Conference Presenter Info
J. Scott Eddins http://www.deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/

http://www.tbr.k12.edu.1939552722
Paul Farnor http://www.morrillmotors.com/Company/History.aspx
Dwight B. Ferguson http://www2.tusculum.edu/news/?paged=20
Betty S. Harbin http://www.sreb.org/page/1150/contact_staff.html
Linda K. Jordan http://www.tnelc.org/Science.html

http://jc-schools.net/dynamic/science/science.html

http://jc-schools.net/dynamic/science/contributors.htm
Daniel M. Levin http://www.american.edu/cas/faculty/levin.cfm
Jeffrey Muhs http://www.ornl.gov/sci/ttddt/staff.htm
Mark Musick http://www.etsu.edu/etsu/3/centersofexcellence.asp#quillened
Gary L. Nixon http://www.tn.gov/sbe/exec_director.html
Kathleen Roth http://bscs.org/about/roster/kathyroth.html
James M. Rubillo http://centerforcsri.com/webcasts/algebra/
Norris P. Sneed http://www.eastman.com/Company/News_Center/PressKit/Pages/NorrisSneed.asp
Joyce Tugel http://www.mmsa.org/science/science_consulting.php  

http://learningcenter.nsta.org/products/symposia_seminars/nsdl2/bio.aspx
Jo Anne Vasquez http://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/research/progs/mathscience/vasquez.html

http://www.heinemann.com/authors/4619.aspx

 










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