Events & Highlights
The EPSCoR EOD community has been a part of national workshops and conferences. A few are highlighted herein.
Delaware EOD Meeting, Jan. 21, 2013
EOD Officers from across the country exchanged highlights at the Quarterly NSF PD/PA/EOD meeting.
Arkansas Education, Outreach and Diversity (EOD) Meeting, Jan. 20, 2012
The Arkansas meeting provided an opportunity for EOD officers from across the country to come together for program planning and update discussion. Highlights for EOD programs were shared. New website and virtual technologies for networking were introduced.
Education and Outreach Programming, EPSCoR National Conference 2011
The 2011 National EPSCoR Conference included a series track on Education and Workforce Development. The four day event provided a platform for speakers and discussion groups to address the STEM pipeline as part of emerging issues in themes related to Water, Environment and Energy. For more information see the following links:
Engaging America’s Talent Conference (EAT) 2010
The Engaging America’s Talent Conference took place at the Peabody Hotel from March 22nd to the 24th. During three days of intense discussion one theme emerged over and over from speakers and participants alike. If teachers want to get kids pumped up about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, they must throw out the traditional classroom model in favor of going high-tech, interactive, and literally “into the field.”