Science is Everywhere; April Events and Activities

Greetings STEM Education Coalition Members!

Quite a few events and activities for your consideration today:

On April 22, the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Conceptual Framework for New Science Education Standards will be holding an open session from 10:15 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 22.  During this session, committee members will learn about standards in a national and international perspective with presentations and panel discussions on state science education standards and equity, diversity and science education standards.  See the attached flyer for more information.

Science is Everywhere! And it was very prominent at the White House Easter Egg Roll. Check it out:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/04/06/science-everywhere-including-2010-white-house-egg-roll

You are invited to nominate teachers for the 2010 AAAS Leadership in Science Education Prize for High School Teacher. See attached flyer from AAAS.

You are cordially invited to the EO Lawrence Awards http://www.science.doe.gov/lawrence/index.htm ceremony on April 28. See attached invitation (Please RSVP)

Three Hill policy events, also attached.

Congressional Robotics Caucus Lunch Briefing April 15, 2010, Rayburn Foyer

The 2010 Intersociety Congressional STEM Policy Presentation and Poster Session, April 13, 2010

The Council on Undergraduate Research 2010 Posters on the Hill session and ACS Public Service Award, April 13, 2010

Cheers and happy weekend.

James Brown

Co-Chair, STEM Education Coalition

Assistant Director, Advocacy

American Chemical Society

Office of Legislative Affairs

(202) 872-6229 (office)

(202) 872-6206 (fax)

j_brown@acs.org

www.acs.org/policy

www.stemedcoalition.org

Jodi Peterson

Co-Chair, STEM Education Coalition

Assistant Executive Director, Legislative and Public Affairs

National Science Teachers Association

1840 Wilson Blvd.

Arlington, VA  22201

(703) 312-9214 (office)

(703) 841-0250 (fax)

jpeterson@nsta.org

www.nsta.org

www.stemedcoalition.org