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2021-2022 Region 19 STEM Collaborative
Collaborative Participants will have:
  • Priority access to the 16 or more STEM training sessions at no extra cost
  • Free materials (STEM kits, books, etc.) and resources with most sessions
  • Networking opportunities with STEM educators from Region 19 and around the state
  • Firsthand Visits to STEM Active Learning Communities fostering next level STEM with Q&A thereafter
  • Mentoring opportunities with STEM teachers/leaders and industry
  • Active learning Field trips with hands-on activities and lessons included
  • Priority access to TEA-sanctioned STEM teacher training
  • Follow-up campus support and instructional coaching opportunities (1 per semester)

Choose one session below
Session ID: 192032
K-12 STEM Teacher Training 101 - Day 2
Date/Time:
Saturday, September 25, 2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location:REGION 19 ESC, Gran Vista
Contact Person: Anabel Gonzalez
Seats Filled: 2 / 40

Important Session Information:
This TEA sanctioned, three-day training is specifically designed to prepare participants for a successful implementation of STEM instruction in the classroom.  Participants will explore this transition by engaging directly into the role of STEM learner.  They will experience, firsthand, high impact STEM practices such as Project-Based learning, design-based challenges, and computational thinking.  This training will be required for all Region 19 STEM Collaborative members.  We will also have a few seats available for non-collaborative members.

Session ID: 192038
K-12 STEM Teacher Training 101 - Day 3
Date/Time:
Saturday, October 23, 2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location:REGION 19 ESC, Classroom
Contact Person: Anabel Gonzalez
Seats Filled: 2 / 40

Important Session Information:
This TEA sanctioned, three-day training is specifically designed to prepare participants for a successful implementation of STEM instruction in the classroom.  Participants will explore this transition by engaging directly into the role of STEM learner.  They will experience, firsthand, high impact STEM practices such as Project-Based learning, design-based challenges, and computational thinking.  This training will be required for all Region 19 STEM Collaborative members.  We will also have a few seats available for non-collaborative members.

Session ID: 192040
Field Trip Series: Discovery at the Franklin Mountain State Park
Date/Time:
Saturday, October 16, 2021 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:OTHER, OTHER
Contact Person: Anabel Gonzalez
Seats Filled: 0 / 40
Fee: $75.00
Important Session Information:
This interactive session will highlight one of our true gems of the Southwest, the Franklin Mountains State Park. Here, we will engage in hands-on training centered on how to incorporate outdoor education into the TEKS-aligned STEM classroom. We will also go over what programs are available at the State Park for field trips and give a short tour of field trip locations.  Whatever subject area you teach, a trip to the park and some fresh air might be just what your class needs.

Session ID: 192041
The STEM Experience with Harmony Public Schools
Date/Time:
Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:HARMONY SCIENCE ACAD (EL PASO), HARMONY SCIENCE ACAD (EL PASO)
Contact Person: Anabel Gonzalez
Seats Filled: 0 / 40
Fee: $75.00
Important Session Information:
Harmony Public Schools believes each student can achieve their own unique, full potential through a caring and collaborative learning environment that emphasizes personalized learning and innovative instructional methods.  Teachers will take a tour of the facility to observe the highly effective STEM programs that have become a cornerstone of the Harmony school program.  Toward the end of the visit, a Q&A session will ensue to answer any questions participants may have about their programs.

Session ID: 192042
Field Trip Series: Discovering Micro-Environments at Hueco Tanks
Date/Time:
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:OTHER, OTHER
Contact Person: Anabel Gonzalez
Seats Filled: 0 / 40
Fee: $100.00
Important Session Information:

Water is the key abiotic factor in a desert environment.  In this session, participants will learn about unique micro-environments found at the Hueco Tanks State Park.  This two-part session will feature a virtual and in-person field trip experience. The session will provide free materials that teachers may take back to use in their classrooms.




Session ID: 192043
UTEP Research Facilities Tour
Date/Time:
Saturday, October 30, 2021 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:OTHER, UNIVERSITY TOUR
Contact Person: Anabel Gonzalez
Seats Filled: 0 / 40
Fee: $75.00
Important Session Information:

This session will familiarize teachers with the high-level research being conducted at UTEP, from interdisciplinary projects in the new Interdisciplinary Research Building to highly focused research topics in Science and Engineering that cover 3-D printing, biomedical advances, space science and engineering, water issues, earthquakes and faults in our region, and more. Participants will also be able to explore opportunities for networking and program details for student outreach at the university.   




Session ID: 192046
Field Trip Series: Exploring STEM Through Changes in Ecosystem and Food Webs at Rio Bosque
Date/Time:
Friday, December 3, 2021 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:OTHER, OTHER
Contact Person: Anabel Gonzalez
Seats Filled: 0 / 40
Fee: $100.00
Important Session Information:

Water ecosystems exist within desert environments.  The desert is alive!  In this workshop, teachers will explore how animal behaviors at the Rio Bosque Wetland Park affect the ecosystem and food webs.  The session will provide free materials that teachers may take back to use in their classrooms.




Session ID: 192047
STEM Literacy for English Learners
Date/Time:
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location:REGION 19 ESC, Horizon Room
Contact Person: Anabel Gonzalez
Seats Filled: 2 / 40
Fee: $100.00
Important Session Information:

This session will focus on providing teachers with strategies and activities to build literacy and engage English Learners in the STEM/PBL setting.  Considering the importance of giving students opportunities to practice the most relevant and crucial working skills needed to compete and succeed in the dynamic world of the modern workplace, this session will focus on developing and fostering these attributes for students within an inclusive and TEKS-aligned STEM setting.  The foundational purpose is to build community, confidence, and leadership in our EL students.








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