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Full STEAM Ahead! Classroom Techniques for Leveraging  California’s Creative Economy


When:
2/3/2011 - 2/4/2011

Where:

Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles,  90071

Event Website
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Full STEAM Ahead! Classroom Techniques for Leveraging California’s Creative Economy

Town Hall Los Angeles and Corwin present a 2-day conference designed for teachers to share best practices on classroom techniques that work, regardless of changes in funding or legislation. It will celebrate the teachers of California while providing them with new resources and paradigms in education that fit the requirements of the 21st century work force.

Thanks to the generosity of the Bank of the West, The Boeing Corporation, City National Bank, Corwin and others, we are able to host teachers at the conference with no cost to attend.

Registration is FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED, so sign up immediately.

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PROGRAM

DAY ONE, February 3rd

5:30 PM    WELCOMING RECEPTION & NETWORKING
6:15 PM    OPENING REMARKS: TALES OF GREAT TEACHERS
     Hollywood High School Choir opens conference with performance
     Speakers: Amir Abo-Shaeer, Director and Teacher, Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy, Goleta, CA and MacArthur Foundation Fellow (2010); Dr. Bill Smoot, English Teacher, Castilleja School and Author, Conversations with Great Teachers
7:00 PM    DINNER
7:45 PM    EDUCATIONAL CROSSROADS: WHERE TECHNOLOGY MEETS CORE CURRICULA

DAY TWO, February 4th

7:45 AM    REGISTRATION OPENS, NETWORKING & BREAKFAST
8:45 AM    OPENING REMARKS - General Sessions
     Boeing representative welcomes teachers and participants and introduces morning speaker Dr. Melany Hunt, Vice Provost and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
9:30 AM    BREAKOUT ONE
What Do Teachers Need from Business?
Panelists: Tara Chklovski, Founder & CEO, Iridescent Learning; Dean Gilbert, Science Consultant, Division of Curriculum and Instructional Services, Los Angeles County Office of Education; William M. Habermehl, County Superintendent, Orange County Department of Education; Susan Wuerer, President, California Art Education Association; Dr. Kichoon Yang, Executive Director, National Council of Mathematics Teachers; and Moderator: Dr. Laurie Inman, Southern California Program Director, En Corps
BREAKOUT TWO
What Does Business Need from Teachers?
Panelists: David Baia, Global Resources Industry Capability Development
Lead, Accenture; Nan Bouchard, Vice President of Program Management - Defense, Space & Security, The Boeing Company; Mr. R.G. Conlee, VP- Technology and Innovation Commercial, Affiliated Computer Services Inc;. Teresa Hoffman, SVP - Manager of Recruitment, City National Bank; Joseph Rivera, Director of Engineering, The Gas Company; and Moderator: Gregory Irish, Executive Director, Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board
10:30 AM    COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
11:00 AM    BREAKOUT ONE - Repeats
What Do Teachers Need from Business?
     BREAKOUT TWO - Repeats
What Does Business Need from Teachers?
12:00 PM    LUNCHEON
12:30 PM    KEY ADDRESS
Speaker: Anthony Wilder Miller, Deputy Secretary, US Department of Education.
1:30 PM    BREAKOUT 3: EFFECTIVE TOOLS – SCIENCES
Panelists: Ray Mellado, Chairman & CEO, Great Minds in STEM; Michael A. Morgan, Honors/Advanced Placement Chemistry Teacher, Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School, American Chemical Society Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher Award – 2010 and MIT Inspirational Teacher Award – 2010; Helen Papadopoulos, Algebra Teacher, Suzanne Middle School, California Teacher of the Year (2007) and Dr. Kadhir Rajagopal, Math Teacher, Grant Union High School, California Teacher of the Year (2011); Domingo & Evelyn Torres-Rangel, Math Teachers, Gabrielino High School and MESA Dedication Award Winners 2010; and Moderator: Mark German, Director – Professional Learning, Corwin Press
BREAKOUT 4: EFFECTIVE TOOLS - ARTS
BREAKOUT 4 Confirmed: Lois Hunter, Chair of Theatre Department, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, and Los Angeles Music Center Bravo Award Winner – 1992 Specialist Teacher; Lisa Ruiz, Visual Arts Specialist, Fairgrove Academy, Los Angeles Music Center Bravo Award Winner – 2010 Specialist Teacher; and Christi Wilkins, Executive Director, Dramatic Results. 
2:30 PM    COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
3:00 PM    BREAKOUT 3 - Repeats
EFFECTIVE TOOLS - SCIENCES

BREAKOUT 4 - Repeats
EFFECTIVE TOOLS - ARTS
4:00 PM    TAKEAWAY, BRIEFING ON NEXT STEPS AND CLOSING REMARKS
4:30 PM    ADJOURN

Where:

Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles,  90071
2/3/2011 - 2/4/2011


Event Website

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