California Regional Environmental
Education Community

California Department of Education,
STEM Office

Statewide News Flash  
May 3, 2016  

STEM Symposium Oct. 9 - 11_ 2016

Want To Present At The 2016 California STEM Symposium? 
Applications Are Now Open!
What are the essential tools students need in today's society to design their own future? As educators, what are some ideas and best practices you are using to get students excited and engaged in STEM? Join in at the fourth annual California STEM Symposium to seek the answers to these and other questions and examine the important role a strong STEM education plays in preparing our young people for their future.

Engaging, quality presentations focusing on the following strands are sought:
Equity and Access 
Making Standards Come Alive Through STEM: NGSS, California Standards for Math & English Language Arts, English Language Development, and Environmental Principles & Concepts (EP&Cs)  
Engineering Practices and Programs
Expanded Learning and STEM 
Integrating STEM Across Disciplines
Business and Community Partnerships
Early Learning and STEM 

Apply to Be a Presenter
Register for the Symposium *Registration rates increase May 1
Learn More About the 2016 Symposium 
Questions? Please contact Allison Pieter at
The deadline to submit your application is Friday, May 20, 2016, 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.


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Disclaimer: These professional learning opportunities and resources are intended merely to provide access to information. The California Department of Education (CDE) has not reviewed these opportunities or resources for effectiveness or alignment with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). CDE does not warrant or guarantee the effectiveness or results of any opportunity or resource that may be made available through this communication network. The inclusion of an opportunity or resource is neither an endorsement nor recommendation by CDE. Please excuse formatting errors that may result from the software application used to distribute this newsletter.

The California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC) Network is an educational project supported by the California Department of Education in collaboration with state, regional and local partners. Its expansive communication network provides educators with access to high-quality educational resources to enhance the environmental literacy of California Students.

Shannon Gordon, Statewide CREEC Coordinator,
STEM Office, California Dept. of Education, 1430 N Street, Suite 4309, Sacramento, CA 95814

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