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1st International Teacher-Scientist Partnership Conference

Announcing the 1st International Teacher-Scientist Partnership Conference
February 13-14, 2013 - Boston, MA
The Science & Health Education Partnership at UC San Francisco and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are pleased to announce the first International Teacher-Scientist Partnership Conference. The conference, funded by the National Science Foundation (Grant DUE-1247936), will be held February 13-14, 2013 in Boston, MA, just before the annual AAAS meeting.

This conference is designed for anyone involved or interested in teacher-scientist partnerships, such as teachers, scientists, engineers, partnership program coordinators/specialists, administrators, and evaluators. The program will include sessions of interest to both new and experienced stakeholders in the field and will include a mix of keynote speakers, panel sessions, workshops, and networking time. Conference topics will include: partnership models, getting started in partnerships, recruitment, evaluation, dissemination and more. Join others from around the world for two days of discussions, workshops, and presentations as we build community and share expertise in this rapidly growing field.

Registration: Register for the conference and reserve hotel rooms at the special AAAS Annual Meeting rates. Please see: http://www.cvent.com/d/9cqx73. Registrants for the teacher-scientist partnership conference can take advantage of group rates to attend the AAAS Annual Meeting. Please contact Betty Calinger, bcalinge@aaas.org.

Proposal Submission: We are currently soliciting proposals for workshops and sessions. Please see: http://www.cvent.com/d/dcqxyc. Proposals are due Monday, December 3, 2012. The final program will be announced in January 2013.

Poster Session: Join us at AAAS on Friday, February 15th and share your work in the teacher-scientist field with AAAS attendees. This session is an opportunity to inform a broad range of STEM professionals about the merits and benefits of teacher-scientist partnerships. Poster submissions are due Monday, January 21, 2013. Please see: http://www.cvent.com/d/dcq3d2

More conference info available soon - check http://www.ucsf.edu/sep for updates.