SCI-Midwest Spring 2019 Regional Symposium

  • 05 Apr 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (CDT)
  • Roosevelt University, Schaumburg, IL


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SENCER Center for Innovation‒Midwest
2019 Spring Regional Symposium
April 5, 2019
Roosevelt University - Schaumburg, IL

Innovation and Collaboration in STEM Education

Robert Seiser and Heather Pelzel, Co-Directors

The SENCER Center for Innovation-Midwest Spring 2019 Regional Symposium will take place on April 5, 2019. The meeting agenda (below) is designed to promote conversation and interaction among attendees from a variety of institution types. Presenters will be regional leaders in the SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagement and Responsibilities) network and at Roosevelt University’s Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Education.

All attendees are invited to present posters or “show-and-tell” presentation on pedagogical innovations, updates of ongoing projects and new ideas related to the SENCER project and K-16 STEM education. To submit a presentation topic, visit:

The registration fee of $40 will include breakfast, lunch and meeting materials. Students may attend at a reduced registration fee of $20. To pay the registration fee for this meeting, visit this PayPal link (you do not need to be a PayPal user):

Tentative Schedule: 
9:00 a.m.       Registration Opens
9:30 a.m.       Welcome and Poster Session* 
10:30 a.m.     Plenary Session - Dr. Drew Sieg, Truman State U.
11:15 a.m.     Plenary Session - Dr. Karel Jacobs, Chicago State U.
12:00 p.m.     Lunch
1:00 p.m.       Concurrent Sessions     
Engaging Science - Designing Modules for Civic-minded Biology Education
K-16 and Beyond - Connecting Standards and Practices
Water and Land Use – Grand Challenges for Teaching      
2:30 p.m.      Break
2:45 p.m.      Working Groups
4:00 p.m.     Plenary Discussion and Wrap-up

SCI-Midwest 2019 Flyer (1).pdf
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