Special Guests in Our Networking and Demo Hall

Take advantage of your four scheduled networking breaks and visit our special guests located at stations in the Networking and Demo Hall.

Meet the Keynote: Dr. Deborah Loewenberg Ball, William H. Payne Collegiate Professor of Education at the University of Michigan, an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, and the founding director of TeachingWorks. Aug. 10 only

SAS® Curriculum Pathways®: See demos and learn more about free resources, tools and apps from the SAS Curriculum Pathways team.

US2020 RTP: How can you help inspire more students to pursue a STEM career? Meet Brett Brenton, US2020 STEM outreach project director at The Research Triangle Park, and find out more.

Makerspace: The mathematical skills that take place using maker tools include application, critical thinking, creativity and creation. Meet Nathan Stevens, Assistant Director of NCSU’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center in the College of Education, and learn more about this exciting area.

NC Department of Public Instruction: Representatives will be on hand to connect with teachers.
Aug. 10: Kitty Rutherford and Denise Schulz
Aug. 11: Lisa Ashe and Joseph Reaper

LEGO® Education: Creativity and learning are at the very core of the LEGO Group’s values. LEGO Education delivers teacher-tested, classroom-ready solutions for engaging and inspiring young learners. LEGO Education combines the unique qualities of LEGO bricks with subject-specific tools and curricula. Stop by and get creative with LEGO Education.
Aug. 10 only: Kristie Brown, LEGO Education SE Senior Manager; John Garrett, LEGO Education Account Manager; and Dr. Shirley Disseler, STEM Professor, High Point University.

Creating Chess Clubs: Find out how to start a chess club at your school. Meet Michael Thomas, SAS Systems Architect and volunteer chess coach, and other local chess leaders.

Please note, this free event is restricted to public school educators in the Triangle High Five districts and is by invitation only.

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