Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy

 

STEM Education Equity: Policies to Create Opportunities in Rural Iowa

Sheraton Hotel, 210 S Dubuque St., Iowa City, IA (Dean Ballroom, Lower Level)
Monday, October 19th, 2015 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
STEM Education Equity: Policies to Create  Opportunities in Rural Iowa
STEM Education Equity: Policies to Create Opportunities in Rural Iowa is a day-long symposium on the opportunities and challenges of strengthening STEM education in Iowa.  The University of Iowa Public Policy Center, as part of its “Run Up to the 2016 Caucus” series, is planning the event in collaboration with the University of Iowa College of Education, and with the support of Iowa NSF EPSCoR*. 
 

National and state experts will present an overview of STEM in Iowa, as well as innovations in rural areas across the country; examine STEM equity needs of disadvantaged students in rural areas; discuss next generation science standards, school business partnerships, diversity in the STEM pipeline, and legislative perspectives.

The cost for the symposium is $10 (includes lunch) for the general public, free for students.

For more information, please contact Leslie Gannon at (319) 335-6817 or leslie-gannon@uiowa.edu.

Online registration has closed.  You may still register at the door, but lunch will not be guaranteed.  Thank you!

*Partial support for this symposium has been provided by the Iowa NSF EPSCoR project; this project is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number EPS-1101284. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed during this event are those of the participant(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge was made possible with the help of our generous sponsors:
Iowa NSF EPSCoR, University of Iowa College of Education

   

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Leslie Gannon at (319) 335-6817 or leslie-gannon@uiowa.edu.