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Tuesday, October 25
 

11:00am EDT

Navigating the Wide World of STEM Grants
STEM is one of the hottest topics in education today. The excitement and educational value of this new focus on hands-on learning is undeniable, but too often that excitement is cut short when school districts can’t find the funding to implement new STEM projects. Join us for this session to learn how schools can work with a dedicated grants team to sift through the wide variety of STEM enablement grants and submit outstanding applications that give you the best chance at securing funds.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Burger

Dan Burger

Director of Customer Engagement, Promeda, a New Era Technology Company
Having spent 15 years assisting non profit organizations and school districts in using technology to educate and influence, Dan Burger is passionate about providing tools for educators to facilitate collaborative learning. Dan has worked with School Districts throughout the state... Read More →


Tuesday October 25, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

Designing an Innovative STEAM Lab -- Even When Space is Tight
The U.S. will spend nearly $3 billion annually on STEAM (science, technology, engineering the arts and mathematics) programs in schools. Despite this, America ranks below other countries on international assessments. Does your district long-range facility plan include a STEAM facility or STEAM-specific places. In this session, learn how an innovative STEAM program can be accomplished even when space and funds are limited. A case study involving the Wyckoff School District will be presented.

Speakers
JD

Joseph Di Cara AIA

Principal, DiCara Rubino Architects
AD

Anthony Denorchia

Director of Educational Programs, DiCara Rubino Architects
RD

Richard D Kuder

Superintendent of Schools, Wyckoff School District


Tuesday October 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
TechXtend Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

2:00pm EDT

The U.S Army-NJSBA Partnership to Implement iSTEAM Education
The US Army has a strategic interest in improving student academic achievement. As the demand for STEAM-literate citizens has become increasingly high, the Army has developed a portfolio of STEAM educational opportunities for schools and students across the country. In a common effort to enhance students' success, career readiness and iSTEAM awareness, NJSBA and the Army's Mid-Atlantic Battalion established a one-of-a-kind partnership, a model for the rest of the country. Find out about innovative professional development opportunities, resources available free to schools and students, and how you can make a difference in your school district.

Speakers
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LTC Edward C Croot

Battalion Commander, US Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion
GC

Giovanna Cristiano Hansen

Education Services Specialist, US Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion

Sponsors
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U.S. Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion

Platinum Sponsor, U.S. Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion
The U.S. Army has a strategic interest in improving student acedemic achievement. In addition to providing our nation's security, the Army is a leading organization investing in educational initiatives


Tuesday October 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
TechXtend Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 
Wednesday, October 26
 

10:00am EDT

Exciting STEM Tools to Invigorate Teachers and Students
There is intense interest in STEM education today, but what does it look like on a practical level? What are some of the tools and ideas that can have an impact in your classrooms? This session will explore various hands-on tools that can drive dynamic learning environments and create vibrant learning experiences for students.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Burger

Dan Burger

Director of Customer Engagement, Promeda, a New Era Technology Company
Having spent 15 years assisting non profit organizations and school districts in using technology to educate and influence, Dan Burger is passionate about providing tools for educators to facilitate collaborative learning. Dan has worked with School Districts throughout the state... Read More →


Wednesday October 26, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401