SENCER Regional Meeting/Workshop

Sustaining STEM Education Innovation with Civic Engagement


SENCER Regional Meeting/Workshop:
"Sustaining STEM Education Innovation with Civic Engagement"


Saturday November 16, 2013


Saint Mary’s College of California

Registration Fees:


For questions, contact:

Vidya Chandrasekaran
Phone: 925-631-4251

Steve Bachofer
Phone: 925-631-4694



Highlights of this workshop

  • KQED hosted session for using multi-media creation as a pedagogic strategy.
  • Talks by Faculty who have  successfully implemented Civic Engagement themes in STEM courses.
  • Round table discussions on fostering partnerships between 2 year and 4 year institutions.
  • Discussions on partnering with Informal Science Education (ISE) institutions with a focus on their needs and common ground for academic institutions.


Preliminary Agenda for the meeting

8:00 – 9:00 AM


9:00 – 9:30 AM 

Introduction and Welcome

9:45 – 11:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions with talks and workshops

    • Designing a SENCER Course

    • Talks from faculty about their innovations in incorporating Civic Engagment in STEM courses.
    • Integrating Civic Engagement in Mathematics

11:45 – 1:00 PM

Lunch with Roundtable discussions on partnership between 2 year and 4 year institutions.

1:15 – 2:00 PM

Poster Session highlighting SENCER and Civic Engagement Innovations

Poster submission materials available

2:15 – 4:35 PM

KQED hosted session on Multi-media creation as a pedagogic strategy.

4:45 – 5:00 PM