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STEM Ed Announcement: NE Region Assn for Science Teacher Ed Meeting
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: NE Region Assn for Science Teacher Ed Meeting
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:26:39 -0400
This is not a UMass program.
Contact information is below.
We are pleased to announce that registration and proposal submission is now
open for the 2013 Northeast Region Association for Science Teacher Education
(NE-ASTE) meeting, which will be held 50 miles north of NYC at Black Rock
Forest in Cornwall, New York from Wednesday, October 16th to Friday, October
18th. Please visit the conference website for registration and submission
Please note that the Advance Registration Deadline and the Proposal
Submission (Papers, Posters, and Roundtables) Deadline is: October 1, 2013
About the Association for Science Teacher Education
We are the northeast regional affiliate of the Association for Science
Teacher Education (http://theaste.org/), whose mission is to promote
excellence in science teacher education through scholarship and innovation.
Each October, we get together to share ideas and practices to promote
science teacher education in formal and informal educational settings. This
year, we are are looking forward to an exciting meeting of science teacher
educators, scientists, science coordinators and supervisors, and informal
The conference theme is teaching and learning indoors and outdoors. It will
begin on Wednesday evening with a light dinner followed by a discussion
session on science learning. Paper sessions will be given in the morning and
early afternoon on Thursday. An afternoon break will follow with optional
activities like hiking in the beautiful Black Rock Forest. Evening
roundtable and poster sessions will occur over dessert and the evening will
conclude with an optional night hike. Additional paper sessions will take
place on Friday morning with the conference concluding after lunch.
Session formats will include 20-minute paper sessions (15 minute
presentation followed by 5 minutes of questions and discussion), 30-minute
roundtable discussions, and a poster session.
The 2013 conference registration fee includes all meals and lodgings and is
discounted for students. Once again, we will hold the conference at Black
Rock Forest, located 50 miles north of New York City in the Hudson
Highlands. A field station for scientific research, education and
conservation, it is comprised of almost 4,000 acres of lakes, streams, and
upland habitat. Black Rock Forest offers spectacular views and access to
rare flora and fauna that have disappeared from much of the area. Additional
information about Black Rock Forest is available online at:
This year we will be choosing two people to be Regional Director and
Treasurer of Northeast ASTE. If you are interested in this position or know
of someone who might be interested, please email with any questions. We will
nominate and vote on these positions at the annual meeting.
Advance Registration Deadline: October 1, 2013
Presentation Proposal (Papers, Posters, and Roundtables) Submission
Deadline: October 1, 2013
Late Registration: After October 1, 2013
Please help us spread the word. Please forward this message to other
science teacher educators at your institution.
We hope to see you at Black Rock Forest in October!
Pamela Abder (NYU), Beth Klein (SUNY-Cortland), Mary Leou (NYU), Yael Wyner
2013 NE-ASTE Region conference co-chairs
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