The University of Notre Dame extended Research Community (NDeRC) will host a forum titled"Partnering for Education and Research Forum II – An Invitation to Local K-12 STEM Teachers and Parents"on Saturday (Jan. 24) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Jordan Hall of Science.
This forum will acquaint area teachers and parents with the educational outreach and research opportunities available through Notre Dame. After the initial informative presentations, there will be group discussions led by Notre Dame science and engineering faculty engaging teachers, parents and other community members about the opportunities and challenges facing the local Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) community.
Some 195 teachers, parents and school administrators are expected to attend the forum. Participating teachers are paid a professional development stipend of $100 for participating and schools are eligible to receive mini grants up to $250 for science expenditures.
A complete schedule is available at: http://erc.nd.edu/forum/2008/register/ .