Category «Professional Development»

My Top Takeaways from #JSNEC16!

After a very long journey home from the Jump$tart National Educator Conference, I’ve had time to reflect on just how great the conference was. To wrap it up, here are my Top 5 Takeaways (in no particular order): The community! The educators at the Jump$tart conference are so supportive and encouraging of each other. Everywhere …

Massachusetts STEM Summit

This past Tuesday, I was able to attend the Massachusetts STEM Summit at the DCU Center in Worcester. It was a great day of learning and sharing among educators and community members from around the state. I was very excited to co-present a session called Let You Inner Child Out in the STEM Playground with …

Edcamp Southeastern Massachusetts!

After attending many Edcamps throughout the years, I asked some fellow Edcamp-lovers if they’d like to organize our own Edcamp right here in southeastern Massachusetts. And so Edcamp SEMass was born! We are so excited to bring this special professional learning opportunity to educators in the area. As I pitched it to my colleagues yesterday at …

PwC-KWHS Seminar in Chicago

I was extremely honored to attend the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Financial Literacy and Business in Chicago this week. PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School brought together 100 business educators at the University of Chicago for 2.5 days of lectures and workshops. We heard from professionals from the Wharton School of Business, PwC, …

Discovery Education Program Champions!

I am very lucky to be a part of the Discovery Education (DE) family. In 2014, I was accepted as one of the 50 fellows in the Siemens STEM Insitute at Discovery Education headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. From there, my relationship with DE grew! I presented on STEM integration for the “Survey Says: Celebrating STEM in …

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