EDC Supports U.S. News STEM Solutions


EDC is pleased to be a supporting organization of the U.S. News STEM Solutions 2014 National Leadership Conference held on April 23–25. The conference brings together STEM education and industry leaders, experts, advocates, and change-makers who are working to enhance STEM learning and teaching, fill STEM jobs now, and advance the future of the STEM workforce. Over 30 Break-Out Sessions in 12 tracks will focus on key topics including strategies to: revitalize K–12 STEM education; build the capacity of career and technical education and community colleges to foster a strong STEM workforce; strengthen partnerships among education and STEM industry leaders to enhance college and career readiness; and diversify the STEM workforce. A few of the many  keynoters and panelists follow:

  • Kimberly Bryant, Founder, Black Girls Code
  • Peggy Carr, Associate Commissioner, Assessment Division, National Center for Education Statistics
  • Mitchell D. Chester, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • David L. Evans, Executive Director, National Science Teachers Association
  • Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation
  • Linda Gojak, President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Jeff Goldstein, Director, National Center for Earth and Space Science Education
  • Kimberly A. Green, Executive Director, National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
  • Freeman Hrabowski, III, Ph.D., President, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
  • Camsie McAdams, Senior Advisor on STEM Education, U.S. Department of Education
  • Hadi Partovi, Co-Founder and CEO, code.org

Last Updated: April 2014