This past weekend Adem Ekmekci, the RUSMP Director of Research, and Stacy Jaster and Ralph Polley, two of our Noyce Fellows, went to the Noyce Western Region Conference. Here they can be seen with Kathleen Bergin, the Program Director, and two conference organizers. Read a press article about the event at http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/defa...
Success at the Noyce Western Region Conference
Back Row Left to Right: WRNC Organizers Dr. Larry Horvath and Dr. Stephanie Salmone; RUSMP Noyce Master Teacher Ralph Polley; RUSMP Research Director Dr. Adem Ekmekci
Front Row Left to Right: NSF Noyce Program Officer Dr. Kathleen Bergin; RUSMP Noyce Master Teacher Stacy Jaster.
During the conference, important topics like the significance of teaching, the need to be more ethnically and racially inclusive, and how to attract and retain more STEM teachers were discussed in depth.
Here we see new STEM teachers from across the country voicing their insights in a panel session moderated by Dr. Donna Ross from San Diego State University.
Read more about the conference here.