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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

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