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Friday, November 15 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Strengthening the “S” in STEM and Career Connected Learning in High School

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This session will provide a first-hand exploration of a high-quality, equitable high school science experience aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. Education leaders from the Institute for Systems Biology will share how they work with high school teachers to increase students’ understanding of scientific systems and system models, along with connecting students’ learning in science to career pathways in STEM. 

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Jennifer Eklund

Institute for Systems Biology
Jen possesses a breadth of experiences that support her desire and ability to develop innovative strategies for engaging scientists and teachers in the pursuit of effective science education. In 2005, Jen earned her Ph.D. in Genetics from the Department of Genome Sciences at the University... Read More →
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Becky Howsmon

Project Manager, Institute for Systems Biology
Becky Howsmon is Project Manager with the Systems Education Experience (SEE) team at ISB. She oversees the development and implementation of multiple projects, including: a new “Systems Medicine” high school curriculum that helps students gain a better understanding of how science... Read More →
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Caroline Kiehle

ISB, Director, Logan Center for Education
Caroline Kiehle is a founder and director of the Logan Center for Education at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle. This is a unique science/STEM education group formed within a science research organization. At ISB, our science is changing the world -- we have a responsibility... Read More →
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Dick Sander

Professional Learning Facilitator, ISB Education
Dick Sander is a professional learning facilitator with ISB Education, working with school principals, math teachers, and science teachers. With teachers, the primary protocol is Observing for Evidence of Learning (OEL). This is designed with a math/science content focus that involves... Read More →

Friday November 15, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am PST
St. Helens