Join us for a convening in D.C. during the Week of Making
On June 21st in Washington D.C., Higher Ed Makers will join industry leaders, agency representatives and K-12 educators in a provocative discussion on creating inclusiveness and access to making in higher ed and fostering the pipelines from K-12.
This workshop will bring together institution to cultivate cross-sector cooperation to advance the maker movement. Discussion will focus on:
Between 25 and 100 representatives from higher ed institutions, agencies, industry and K-12 education are anticipated. Our objective is to host an inclusive convening of educational institutions including but not limited to research, liberal arts, design and art colleges, community colleges, HBCUs and minority serving institutions, etc to develop a strong representation of perspectives and needs across the spectrum of education experiences.
If you’re interested in attending and/or presenting in person contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
|8:00 a.m.||Doors open/light breakfast|
|8:30 a.m.||Welcome and review of agenda|
|8:45 a.m.||Opening Remarks by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy|
|Best Practice Lightning Talks|
|9:00 a.m.||Best Practices: Supporting K-12 Pipeline|
|9:10 a.m.||Best Practices: Admissions & Recruiting Makers to Higher Ed Programs|
|9:20 a.m.||Best Practices: Making Maker Spaces|
|9:40 a.m.||Best Practices: Designing Maker Curriculum|
|9:50 a.m.||Best Practices: Building Community (campus, local, national partnerships)|
Breakout Session I
Breakout Session II
|12:15 p.m.||Session Report Outs/Action Steps|
|12:15 a.m.||Closing comments; Adjourn to Lunch|
Note the agenda is subject to change.