CA STEAM Symposium
The California STEAM Symposium is an annual conference organized by Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation, in partnership with the California Department of Education, and the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.
The Symposium brings together thousands of teachers, administrators, students, higher-education representatives, program providers, philanthropic representatives, and industry representatives to engage them in STEAM education by providing strategies and resources for program implementation. The Symposium has a special focus on increasing and supporting the participation of women and girls — as well as other underrepresented groups —in STEAM fields. It also highlights leaders in classroom innovation from across the state and attracts student teams to showcase critical thinking, problem solving, and teamwork.
2021 Event Themes:
- Increase STEAM Equity: Access, Opportunities, & Outcomes
- Embolden STEAM Communities: Educators, Families, & Collaborative Partners
- Bolster The Art and Science of Teaching: Developing and Sustaining a Diverse STEAM Teaching Workforce
- Share The Joy of Learning: STEAM Content Integration & Student Engagement
presentation (video link)
Dr. Kessner’s teacher resources page