UTeach STEM Educators Conference

2024 UTeach STEM Educators Conference

UTeach STEM Educators Conference

May 21–23, 2024

Austin, Texas

Join us in May for connection and innovation with UTeach university faculty and staff from 55 UTeach programs, UTeach alumni teaching and leading in K–12 schools and districts, UTeach students, and higher education leaders. 

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2024 Conference Schedule


1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Opening session

2:45 to 5:00 p.m. Sessions

5:15 to 7:30 p.m. Reception and Poster Session


7:45 to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 to 11:15 a.m. Sessions

11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Lunch

1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Sessions

 

7:45 to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 to 10:15 a.m.  Keynote Address

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sessions

11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Lunch

12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Sessions


Keynote Speaker

David Yeager

Dr. David Yeager

David S. Yeager is a social and developmental psychologist at the University of Texas at Austin. His research often focuses on adolescent transitions—the transition to middle school, the transition to high school, or the transition to college—as a place where there is great opportunity (and risk) for young people’s trajectories. He co-founded and co-directs the Texas Behavioral Science and Policy Institute, which houses initiatives to promote equity in the pipeline from school into the workforce. Read more about Dr. Yeager.


Opening Speaker

Paulette Evans

Dr. Paulette Evans

Paulette Evans is Director of UABTeach at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. UABTeach is a replication site of the UTeach program established by the University of Texas Austin. She is passionate about critical science and mathematics teaching. Her work focuses heavily on the application of critical theories and pedagogies to the teaching of math and science, as well as the recruitment and retention of African Americans in the field of STEM education. The goal is to, through STEM teaching and learning, empower educators and students to act against inequities and systems of oppression.


Sponsors

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Texas Instruments

For more than 30 years, Texas Instruments has been an active member of classrooms around the world, empowering teachers and inspiring students to succeed in STEM. Through our award-winning products, engaging lessons and top-notch professional development, TI is transforming the way teachers teach and students learn STEM subjects.

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ST Math

ST Math is a PreK-8 visual instructional program that leverages the brain's innate spatial-temporal reasoning ability to solve mathematical problems. With ST Math, students build deep conceptual understanding, and schools see proven, repeatable results.

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talkSTEM

talkSTEM is a nonprofit organization that grows all children’s math and STEM mindsets through partnership with both formal and informal learning organizations and through our place-based learning initiatives, walkSTEM and MathFinder. Every child is a STEM child, and every place is a STEM place.

Exhibitors

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204 Tutoring

240 Tutoring offers comprehensive digital study guides guaranteed to prepare educators to pass their certification exams – because the world needs more good teachers. 240 Tutoring continues to grow as more teachers use our resources and share their success stories. We now support more than 15 test series with 275+ digital study guides to help teachers nationwide pass their exams and get certified – so they can get in the classroom and reach their full potential as educators.

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Carolina Biological Supply Company

Carolina Biological Supply Company is a worldwide leader in science education, providing top-quality, innovative materials for educators. Carolina serves the K-16 market with everything needed to equip science laboratories and classrooms. Products, kits, NGSS lab solutions, and free teacher resources are available at carolina.com.

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CPM

CPM Educational Program is committed to providing meaningful math content along with purposeful teacher support to empower all students to become mathematically confident in the world today. CPM’s mission is to empower mathematics students and teachers through exemplary curriculum, professional development, and leadership. We recognize and foster teacher expertise and leadership in mathematics education. We engage all students in learning mathematics through problem solving, reasoning, and communication.

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Vosaic

Vosaic is a cloud-based video platform for feedback and analysis. It enhances teacher coaching, observation, and practice analysis with tools such as duration-based video annotations (not just timestamps with comments), automated transcriptions with talk time analysis, prompt-based AI analysis, blind coding for Inter-Rater Reliability (IRR), robust reporting, and more.

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UTeach STEM Educators Association

The UTeach STEM Educators Association (USEA) brings together UTeach faculty, staff, students, and alumni from across the nation to advance our mission of transforming STEM teaching and learning by preparing and developing innovative and inclusive STEM educators.

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UTeach Computer Science

UTeach Computer Science provides project-based AP CS curricula, engaging professional development, ongoing teacher support, and free micro-credentials to in-service teachers nationwide.

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UTeach Professional Development

UTeach Professional Development collaborates with academic partners to plan, develop, and implement professional development opportunities for in-service teachers and staff in Texas and throughout the nation.

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