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  • The 'A' in STEAM Workshop Registration

  • Workshop Attendance and Cancellation/No Show Policy:

    This training program is at no cost to participants therefore if you are unable to attend, you must notify us via email cancelling your registration by 12:00PM noon on Tuesday September 18, 2018. Send your cancellation to leteria.bailey@collaborationcouncil.org. (Please include the Workshop Name and date in the email.)

    If we do not receive your cancellation or you fail to attend the training your organization will be assessed a $50.00 fee. We encourage you to arrive at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the workshop.

    If you are not associated with an organization then you will be responsible for the fee. Anyone who is assessed a fee will not be allowed to attend future workshops until the fee has been paid.

  • **Registration Deadline: Tuesday September 18, 2018 12:00PM**


    Workshop Title: The ‘A’ in STEAM

    Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

    Time: 10:00AM-1:00PM (3 hrs)

    Location: Mid-County Community Recreation Center, 2004 Queensguard Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20906

    Facilitator: Dana Carr, Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center, Inc. (LTYC)

  • Workshop Description:

    Incorporating the A for the arts only helps to strengthen STEAM concepts and make connections between the creative processes that are needed in the fields of math, engineering, technology and science. Fine tuning technical skills does not mean we should negate or lose sight of creativity. LTYC wants to emphasize the A in STEAM in its instruction, realizing that incorporating the creative elements makes the other components more relatable and easy to understand.

    This session is project based and speaks to the whole child, as teachers learn how to incorporate skills and knowledge from a variety of areas to reinforce strengths and build competency in unfamiliar contents. Research shows that just 38 percent of students enjoy learning STEM subjects, so by implanting the arts into the model, the odds increase that more will take interest–and the more interested they are, the better they will perform, and the higher they will achieve.

    Facilitator Bio:

    Dana Carr, Executive Director, Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center, Inc.

    Dana has spent years delivering professional development for educators. Having served as an administrator, mentor, teacher, and instructional coach, Dana has a diverse educational background and is passionate about ensuring that all students have equitable access to a quality education: one that is engaging, creative, and student-centered. Dana is committed to empowering educators to implement best-practices.





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