Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center – Georgetown, TX
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Monday, June 17

10:00am CDT

The Impact of Teacher Externships on the Classroom Experience (Middle/High School)
Crowley ISD participated in the Teacher Externship Program in 2018-19. The experience not only allowed teachers to see what was available in industry but also had a great impact on the classroom environment including both technical skills and soft skills.


Annette Duvall

Director of College and Career Readiness, Crowley Independent School District
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Markeba Warfield


Monday June 17, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT

1:15pm CDT

Space Wants You! Career Exploration (High School)
What does it take to build a Mars habitat? How would you start a lunar mining company on the Moon? What steps do you need to take to analyze ice melt in Greenland? Join the NASA STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (SEES) Summer Externs as they share space industry careers from NASA and The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Space Research! Collaborating with NASA scientists and students selected from across the nation, they developed career exploration artifacts to encourage more students to pursue STEM careers and to be a part of the future of space exploration.


Susana Ramirez

Elementary Science Coordinator, PSJA ISD
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Sabrina Ewald

Teacher, CHS
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Margaret Baguio

Program Manager - Education and Outreach, NASA Texas Space Grant Consortium
Interested in teacher professional development? Do you enjoy space exploration? Have you ever wanted to work for NASA? Talk to me.

Monday June 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

Roscoe Collegiate ISD Externship Program Bridging Between Industry and the Classroom (Middle/High School)
Overview of the Roscoe Collgiate ISD Pilot Externship Program


Dan Boren

Director of Engineering/Edu-Make-it, Roscoe Collegiate ISD
Rural Externships

Cynthia Black

Instructional Coach/Research Director, Roscoe Collegiate ISD

Monday June 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Tuesday, June 18

9:45am CDT

Externships and Their Benefits (High School)
Teacher will give their experiences of the 2018-2019 Tex 2 Externship and we will have an industry partner give there perspective on the benefits of externships.

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Marco Pizana

Assistant Principal, HaysCISD
I am currently the CTE Internship Coordinator for HaysCISD. My goal is to assist students in internships. My goals for professional development are to enhance teacher learning and establish a good classroom management.

Tuesday June 18, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am CDT

11:00am CDT

"Please, Sir, Can I Have Some More?": Forging More Genuine Industry Partnerships (High School)
Code2College is an Austin-based nonprofit that is less than three years old, yet has over forty corporate partners in its roster. Join Matt Stephenson, the Executive Director of Code2College, for a session focused on best practices around partnering with industry partners and collaborating with regional ecosystems.

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Matt Stephenson

Executive Director, Code2College
Diversity & inclusion strategies; innovative approaches to hiring, developing diverse, technical talent; STEM education; delivering opportunity and access to minority, low-income students

Tuesday June 18, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT

1:30pm CDT

Region 16 and the Externship Experience (Middle/High School)
What happens when STEM teachers spend their summer doing an externship with local companies? Come visit with teachers from Region 16 as they share what they learned and how they have implemented it in their classrooms.


Ryan Gray

CS, AV, Graphic Design Teacher, Amarillo High School
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Kyle Vannoy

Math and Computer Science Teacher, Childress High School

Tuesday June 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT

2:45pm CDT

Ready! Set! Launch! (Middle/High School)
Every project starts with that very first step! Why is that first often the hardest? Learn how to apply an Entrepreneurial / Start-Up Model, successfully used my successful start-up companies, to Jump-Start and Launch student projects! 3...2...1 ~ Blast Off! We Have Lift Off!

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Sandra Geisbush

STEM Educator / Mentor, NEISD STEM Academy
Sandra Geisbush, M.Ed., NBCT Hello! If after reading this you have any questions about the awesome opportunities I have enjoyed as a long-time professional educator, just ask! I have been a teacher for 38 years, with the past 29 years in San Antonio's North East ISD. I... Read More →

Tuesday June 18, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT

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