What is STEM and why should it matter to school boards?
STEM is more than an acronym for "Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics." It's a teaching and learning delivery method enabling students to make connections beyond discipline boundaries. It is motivating and creates a setting for problem solving and systems thinking and fosters greater student achievement. A strong STEM program helps students develop leadership qualities and skills that will prepare them to meet the challenges and needs of tomorrow's workforce.
The local school board is ultimately responsible for setting policy, determining how these subjects are taught in public schools, and forbuilding community support. School board members and charter school trustees need to be part of the conversation.
This program will cover everything board members need to know about STEM including:
All programs run from 7—9 p.m. with registration and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Attendees will earntwo Board Member Academy credits for participating in this program.
Please join us at a date and location convenient for you:
Northern Highlands Regional High School, Allendale
Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing
Lindenwold High School, Lindenwold
Brookdale Community College, Lincroft
School Board Members and charter school trustees may register themselves for this training program by using the links above. For questions on registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online registration requires a password. If you have forgotten your password, click here.