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Schedule

Tentative and Subject to Change

December 7, 2020

Theme: Celebrating 10th Anniversary and 2020 CS Education Week

Time

Topic

3:00-4:15pm

Welcome and Keynotes:

Dr. Harry Cheng, Professor and C-STEM Center Director

Dr. Mary Croughan, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UC Davis; Talk: “Equity and Diversity in STEM Education”

Tony Thurmond, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, California Department of Education; Talk; “STEM Education – California’s Path Forward to Equity”

Dr. Mark Schneider, Director of the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education; Talk: “America’s Lowest Performing Students Are Sinking!”

Lisette Estrella-Henderson, Superintendent, Solano County Office of Education; Talk: “Closing the Achievement Gap for Young Women in STEM with Engaged Hands-on Learning”

Tim Taylor, Executive Director, Small School District Association; Talk: “Long-Term Impact of the C-STEM Program on Teachers and Their Students”

4:15-4:45pm

Panel Session: Long Term Impact of the C-STEM Program on Teachers and their Students

4:45-4:50pm

Transition

4:50-5:00pm

Awards Ceremony for C-STEM Teacher of the Year and C-STEM Administrator of the Year

December 8, 2020

Theme: Providing Equitable CS and Math Education with Robotics for All Students During the Pandemic 

Time

Topic

3:00-3:20pm

Keynote: Dr. Ramona E. Bishop, Co-Founder and President/CEO, ELITE Public Schools; Talk: “All Students Prepared for STEM Fields – 13 Years of Math with Hands-On Robotics”

3:20-3:50pm

Panel Session: CS and STEAM Education with Robotics for  3-6th Grade Students

3:50-3:55pm

Transition

3:55-4:25pm

Panel Session: CS and Math Education with Robotics for Middle School Students

4:25-4:30pm

Transition

4:30-5:00pm

Panel Session: CS and Math Education with Robotics for At-Risk, Special Education, and Alternative School Students

December 9, 2020

Theme: Engaged Math Education with Robotics to Open the Algebra Gateway to Success in STEM Fields for All Students

Time

Topic

3:00-3:20pm

Keynote: Mauricio Arellano, Superintendent, Redlands Unified School District; Talk: “Open the Algebra Gateway for Success in STEM Fields for All Students Through Hands-on Robotics”

3:20-3:50pm

Panel Session: CS and STEAM Education with Robotics for K-2nd Grade Students

3:50-3:55pm

Transition

3:55-4:25pm

Panel Session: CS and Math Education with Robotics for High School  Students

4:25-4:30pm

Transition

4:30-5:00pm

Panel Session: Strategy on Algebra Education for At-Risk Students

December 10, 2020

Theme: Getting Involved and Collaboration with Higher Education Institutions on CS and STEM Education

Time

Topic

3:00-3:20pm

Keynote: Dr. Brittney Beck, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, CSU Bakersfield; Talk: “Telling Stories and Visualizing Data: Inspiring K-12 Pre-Service Teachers to Code through Citizen Science”

3:20-3:50pm

Panel Session: GIRL/GIRL+ Camps for Building Pipeline of Girls in Robotics Leadership (GIRL)

3:50-3:55pm

Transition

3:55-4:25pm

Panel Session: RoboPlay Challenge and Video Competitions for Collaborative Learning and  Teamwork

4:25-4:30pm

Transition

4:30-5:00pm

Panel Session: Collaboration with UC Davis C-STEM Center on CS and STEM Education