1) Using Micro-Credentialing to Support Teacher
This session features an innovative school/university
partnership that utilizes strategic mentoring, high-quality professional
development, and stackable competency-based micro-credentialing badges to
improve STEM educator preparation.
2) The Importance of Being a Leader in Professional
Participants will discover ways to get involved in
professional organizations, including NSTA and their state chapters, as to avoid
the "essence drain" amid the challenges of education today.
3) Giving non-science majors the option to put the “A” in
This session discusses how student learning can be assessed
in a more equitable manner, allowing students the option to communicate
comprehension using non-traditional responses.
Angela McMurry (The Ohio Academy of Science: Dublin, OH), Dewayne Morgan (University System of Maryland: Adelphi, MD), Heather Minges Wols (Columbia College Chicago: Chicago, IL)