Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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Professional Learning Day, STEM - February 27, 2015

Close Encounters of the STEM Kind!

The Illinois Math and Science Academy proudly presents, Professional Learning Day at IMSA. Join us as we encounter STEM like never before! Choose from over 35 exciting, integrative sessions for middle and high school teachers!

Keynote Address:  Dr. Kai Orton, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

This year’s keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Kai Orton. Dr. Orton was involved in research of various types of cancer prior to becoming an assistant professor at Northwestern University. Dr. Orton and her team from Northwestern’s Office of STEM Education Partnerships have developed and are implementing the Computational Thinking in STEM Program. Through this program, teachers receive both lesson plans that blend computational thinking ideas and STEM content, as well assessments, to assist in teaching students critical 21st century skills needed for STEM-field careers.

Date:         February 27, 2015
pd_day.jpgTime:        8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Location:  IMSA, 1500 Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL
Fee:          $25.00

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Event Questions?  Contact Robyn Lee-Diaz at 630.907.5364 or by e-mail

Registration Questions?  Call 630-907-5950 or e-mail