Northwest Mathematics Conference
Oct. 11-12, 2013
Attendees will learn about best practices in Math Education, implementing the new Common Core State Standards, how to leverage technology to improve student achievement, and new activities and practices to implement in the classroom.
Girls Generation Robotics Competition
October 12, 2013
This competition seeks to encourage women to join the profession of engineering. The theme of this year's competition is "Ultimate Ascent", and the competition will take place on an official FIRST field and Field Management System. The first 30 teams to sign up will be able to participate in the competition.
October 19-20, 2013
GeekGirlCon features programming, panels, workshops, and gaming as well as special events.
Workshops and panels topics include: astronomy, biology, chemistry, neurology, and paleontology. Participants will also have the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities.
October 16, 2013
King County, WA
Discover U is a day to build excitement around college and career exploration across Seattle and South King County. The event is focused on providing students an opportunity to think about their futures and increase their college/career knowledge. Participating districts include: Auburn School District, Federal Way Public Schools, Highline Public Schools, Kent School District, Renton School District, Seattle Public Schools, and Tukwila School District.
Northwest Regional Women in Computing Conference
October 19, 2013
This event aims to empower the next generation of women to shape the future of computing by improving their educational experiences and creating opportunities for engagement with industry leaders. This one-day conference features three speakers, a hands-on workshop, two demonstrations of computing research, a panel of industry leaders, and an on-site career fair.
The Bridge From School to Afterschool and Back Conference:
Illuminating Possibilities for All Youth
October 21-22, 2013
This conference brings together education and community leaders serving youth both in and out of school. The conference aims to strengthen partnerships between the formal education system and afterschool and youth development (AYD) programs at all levels.
NSTA Area Conference: Bridges to the Future
October 24-26, 2013
At this conference explore the Next Generation Science Standards and learn how science links with the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Participants will attend hands-on workshops and presentations. Workshop and presentation sessions include: Strategies for Advancing Educational Opportunities for Underrepresented Students in STEM, Engaging Girls in Renewable Energy STEM, NSTA Press® Session: Exemplary Science: Best Practices in Professional Development, and ASEE Session: Effective STEM Curricula for Girls.
Life Sciences Research Weekend
November 1-3, 2013
This three-day event features live demonstrations, interactive exhibits, and talks for school-aged children, families, and citizen scientist interested in learning more about life sciences and the role research plays in our daily lives.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Technical Symposium
November 2, 2013; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
At this day-long symposium, attend technical presentations, panel discussions, and speed mentoring sessions. Event speakers include: Sandy Magnus, AIAA, Michael Drake, The Boeing Company, and Chris Lewicki, Planetary Resources Inc.
Oregon Afterschool Conference: Health, Safety and Nutrition
November 8-9, 2013
Participants will network, learn about available resources, and attend training sessions. Conference sessions include Increasing STEM engagement for Girls: Strategies & Resources, SciGirls Live Healthy: Hands-on Activities to Engage Girls in STEM, Traveling Circuits Teaching Computer Science Without Fear/Makerspace, Using Role Models to Engage Girls in STEM, Getting your Hands On, Arms and Mind Around STEM, and FIRST Robotics.