~ PRE-COLLEGE ENGINEERING EDUCATION DIVISION ~

engineering education for all | early childhood through high school | in and out of school

MARCH 2, 2016

 

Dear PCEE Division Members,

 

The major item for this newsletter is that voting for division leadership positions ends tonight at 8 pm EST. If you haven’t already done so, please be sure to vote. See the attached document for candidate descriptions for the following positions:

  • Program Chair Elect
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • K-12 Representatives (3) for K-5, 6-12, and “K-12 Other,” respectively
  • Members at Large (2)

Click on “Vote” (above) to start the process, or follow this link: ‪https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ASEEPCEEBallot‪ . Before you follow the link, log on to the ASEE website to get your ASEE membership number. You’ll need that and the email that is officially registered with ASEE to vote in the election.

 

Also, please vote for the ASEE 2016 Board Elections this month. You should receive your official ballot this week, and those are due back by the end of March. Log on to www.asee.org for more information.

 

Some upcoming deadlines for papers for the upcoming Annual Conference in New Orleans:

  • March 7 – Draft Decision Deadline
  • March 21 – Draft Revision Upload Deadline
  • March 28 – Draft Revision Decision Deadline

A few announcements follow my signature, below. Have a great day!

 

Pam

 

 

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

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

SEEKING PRESENTERS (re-posted):

 

The 26th annual “Girls + Math + Science = SUCCESS!” STEAM Careers Conference which encourages and supports young women’s career aspirations is seeking presenters from both traditional and non-traditional career fields.  Join us on April 2 in Bristow, Virginia, to inspire and encourage the next generation! Please check out the conference’s website: http://www.successconference.net/  and contact the coordinator successconference@juno.com if you wish to find out more or request to present (proposals due March 16).

 

WORKSHOPS (re-posted):

 

Systems Engineering Knowledge Forum: The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC), the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) and a number of universities are working together to increase the use of Systems Engineering (SE) Knowledge in the Education of All Engineers. As part of this work we will hold a free Academic Forum meeting at George Mason University (GMU) on May 2-3, 2016 at the GMU Arlington Campus (http://arlington.gmu.edu/). Please put these dates in your calendar if you would like to attend and register your interest by sending your name and affiliation to seor@gmu.edu. The event will be free to attend but places will be limited and attendees must register closer to the date. Details on how to register for a place, local hotels, etc. will be available from January 2016. Go to this link for information from last year’s forum.

 

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. Register by March 10th!

 

 

 

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 Pre-College Engineering Education Division listserv.

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