Out in Space, Down to Earth 25 STEM Educators Conference


The 25th 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.

Registration/Check In Time: 8:30 a.m.

Scholarships to Attend

The AFCEA is sponsoring a scholarship to be awarded to a few teachers to attend the 2019 the Out in Space, Down to Earth STEM Education Conference. More information forthcoming.


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.