Out in Space - final flyer 1.11.18

The 24th annual Out in Space, Down to Earth STEM Educator conference is for educators of all grade levels, pre-K – 12, and brings together hands on professional development workshops and local resources. This is one of the best educator conferences in the area.  The goal is to provide educators with the latest TEKS based STEM teaching strategies and concepts, collaboration opportunities and research to expand professional growth.

There will also be a tailored Early Childhood Education track for those who provide services to pre-K – 1st grade students.

$500 Grant for Attending

The AFCEA is sponsoring a $500 STEM grant to be awarded to a teacher who attends the 2018 the Out in Space, Down to Earth STEM Education Conference. For more information and the application go to: AFCEA 2018 OIS Teacher Grant

Registration/Check In Time: 8:30 a.m.

Exciting News!!  This year’s keynote speaker is author and astronaut Clay Anderson (ret.) Pre-order your copy of his new children’s picture book “A is for Astronaut: Blasting Through the Alphabet” today!  Once you complete your order, you will be securing your place in line to get your books signed at the  Conference. Your number in line will depend on when you pre-ordered your book. If you were the first to pre-order you will be #1 in line and the so on. So Pre-Order TODAY!
For more info http://www.AstronautClayAnderson.com #WeBelieveInAstronauts
•Pre-ordered books may be picked up at registration the day of the event.
Go to : https://tinyurl.com/AndersonBookPreOrder to order your book.

Conference Registration – Participants

Pre-K to 12th grade educators are invited to participate in exciting hands-on activities led by the best STEM educators in the area.  Check out the Scobee Planetarium and preview a show. Visit with vendors and local resources to see what they have to offer.  Earn 6 CPE’s.  Early Bird registration ends February 2nd at midnight. Go to Participant Registration to register today.

Presenters Wanted

Do you have a fabulous lesson, best practice or great idea for the STEM classroom you want to share?  Apply to be a workshop presenter!  Workshops will be 45 minutes long.  For more information and to apply go to: Presenter Application.  Registration and lunch is included for presenters. Deadline for workshop applications: February 2, 2018.

Local Resources and Vendors

Are you a local STEM resource (non-profit) or have STEM products that teachers can benefit from?  Sign up to have a table and share what you have to offer to over 300 teachers of all grade levels.  Go to  OIS Local Resource Application or OIS Vendor Application to submit your application. Deadline for Resource and Vendor Applications February 9, 2018.