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JANUARY 6, 2016


Dear Pre-College Engineering Education (PCEE) Division Members,


I probably do not need to remind those of you whose abstracts were accepted to the annual conference that paper drafts are due in less than a month and specifically by February 1st. Also, conference housing and registration opened up just a few days ago. Click here for more information about the conference (New Orleans, June 26-29).


Another deadline that is fast approaching: proposals for the 13th K-12 ASEE Annual Teachers Workshop are due February 4th. Click here for more information about the workshop(New Orleans, June 25).


You may also be interested in submitting a proposal for the upcoming NSTA STEM Forum and Expo (Denver, July 27-29). Proposals are due January 15th. Click here to learn more about that.


See some brief announcements follow my signature, below: two new job postings, and a reminder about an upcoming spatial skills workshop.


Happy New Year!





Pamela S. Lottero-Perdue, Ph.D.

Chair, Pre-College Engineering Education Division

American Society for Engineering Education


Associate Professor of Science Education

Director, Integrated STEM Instructional Leadership (PreK-6) Post-Baccalaureate Program

Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences

Towson University


We hope that these newsletters keep you informed about the division and some opportunities related to engineering education across the country. If you would rather not receive such communications, please email T.Manicom@asee.org and ask that you be removed from the K-12 & Pre-College Division listserv.






Johns Hopkins University – Program Manager for STEM educational Outreach. JHU is looking for someone with both an engineering and an education background (formal or informal) with some political savvy, project management and inner city experience. JHU has just made a 10-year commitment to partner with Barclay Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore, MD to transform it into a PK-8 STEM school.  More info about the partnership is here  http://engineering.jhu.edu/outreach/get-involved/barclay-elementarymiddle-school-partnership/ Pay is $50,000 – $58,000 for minimum requirements of Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline or STEM education required (engineering preferred) and three years of progressively responsible experience in program management/administration in an out of school time or academic environment required, preferably in STEM educational outreach. Pay can be up to $65,000 if additional years of experience warrants it.  https://jobs.jhu.edu/jhujobs/jobview.cfm?reqId=300604&postId=1496


Program Manager, National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity. The Program Manager controls logistics management for NAPE’s suite of Professional Development programs. This person will be responsible for general sales, implementation and fulfillment of contracts and grants, customer management, and technology development and efficiency management of related processes. Location: Telecommuters welcome! Work from Home or at the National Office in Gap, PA. Applications Due: January 24, 2016 to mpollock@napequity.org For more information: http://www.napequity.org/blog/nape-seeking-program-manager/


WORKSHOPS (reminder!):


Spatial Skills Workshops: Do you want to see your students, especially females, improve their performance in classes that rely upon spatial skills? Help them! Attend one of the Center for STEM Education for Girls’ Teaching 3D Spatial Skills Workshops this spring at Atlanta Girls’ SchoolGarrison Forest School, or Western Washington University. K-12 Teachers, Informal Educators, and University Professors are welcomed. Registrations open now! See bit.ly/1UwrozS for more information or contact Dr. Stacy Klein-Gardner at stem@harpethhall.org

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