Minot State hosting 2017 NDSTA/NDCTM STEAM Conference

On March 24 and 25, Minot State University will host the 2017 NDSTA/NDCTM STEAM Conference, which is the statewide conference of the North Dakota Science Teachers Association and the North Dakota Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Schedule at a Glance. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.

The opening and keynote session will feature Ted Dintersmith, author and executive producer of the film “Most Likely to Succeed” in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at 8 a.m.  

Sessions continue in various campus buildings including Cyril Moore Science Center, Swain Hall and Old Main. Jon Rask, director of the Space Life Sciences Training Program at NASA’s Ames Research Center, will present a special afternoon session in Aleshire Theater, Hartnett Hall, at 1 p.m.

Colonel Matthew Books, commander of the Fifth Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, will be a guest speaker at the March 24 banquet.

March 25 sessions kick off at 8 a.m. with a skype appearance by speakers Johnny Moye and Georgette Yakman, founder and chief executive officer of STEAM Education, in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. Sessions continue through 1 p.m.

For questions, contact Robert Crackel, associate professor of chemistry, at Robert.Crackel@minotstateu.edu.


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Published: 03/16/17   

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