Session 8A: Leading by Example: The Crucial Role of Mentors
Date: Wednesday April 23, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00PM
Location: Room 207A
Speakers: Capt. Barrington Irving , Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D. , Eric Schwarz , Mark J. Tamaro, P.E.
Inspiring and engaging individuals who might not consider a STEM education or career is a challenging goal. Hear firsthand from a panel of mentors and coaches about what works and how best to cultivate relationships between individuals of different generations, genders and ethnic and cultural backgrounds. The mentors will also discuss how to engage parents in their children’s quests for college and career development.
Moderator: Darlene Cavalier
STEM Solutions is….
A Breeding Ground for New Ideas
U.S. News STEM Solutions 2014: Where Employers and Educators Meet to…
Increase collaboration between the institutions that train job seekers and the companies that hire them.
Figure out better ways to align skills with jobs.
Learn the best approaches to boosting minority participation in science and math.
Highlight the role of community colleges in skill and talent development.
Identify the workforce trends of tomorrow, from advanced manufacturing to high-tech apprenticeships.
Bring to the forefront the importance of technology and computer literacy to global competitiveness.
Examine the cutting-edge thinking behind the Next Generation Science Standards.
Build effective public-private partnerships within cities, states and regions.