May 2, 2018 | 2:00-4:30pm
Between 2:00 and 4:30pm, students and educators from the Wake County Public School System will be sharing the impact of SummerSTEM educator immersion, business-school partnerships, and project-based learning on student achievement and career-readiness. This event is free to attend but registration is required.
In Partnership With
“It’s amazing when our learning is actually solving a real-world problem.”
-6th Grade Student, Hilburn Academy
What is STEMposium?
Each summer, 100 Wake County educators are embedded in leading STEM businesses and organizations across the Triangle for hands-on, career-focused professional development. Educators also receive coaching and direct instruction related to project-based learning (PBL). At WakeEd’s annual STEMposium, they share the projects they created and implemented in their classrooms.
“I was surprised that an idea created by a small group could impact such a large audience.”
-Student, Rolesville Middle School
Classroom Projects with Real-World Impact
Educators from Fuquay-Varina Middle School partnered with WakeEd Partnership, SAS, and Red Hat to implement a meaningful, school-wide project-based learning initiative to address food insecurity in their community.
School-Business Partnerships Make a Difference
Students from Rolesville Middle School share the importance of school-business partnerships formed through WakeEd’s SummerSTEM program. Email Teresa Pierrie to find out how your business or organization can get involved in Wake County schools.