Teacher Education

Conferences & Events

STAR Closing Conference

August 15, 2015
NASA Ames Research Center
Mountain View, CA

The STAR Closing Conference is a one-day conference where STAR Fellows formally present their research findings to their peers, mentors, and the broader community. In addition to learning about the novel projects undertaken over the summer, the conference also provides an opportunity to expand everyone's professional networks, meet their counterparts from other lab sites, and share their plans for the future.

California STEM Symposium

October 29-30, 2015
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

We recognize the important role strong STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education plays in designing a successful future for our students. STEM learning opportunities are like charging stations that power up students' learning. By joining us, you become a part of a network of charging stations across communities.

Past Events

Better Together: California Teachers Summit

July 31, 2015

New Teacher Center, the California State University (CSU), and the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) hosted this one-of-a-kind summit taking place at 33 different campuses. The conference featured nationally renowned keynote speakers; sessions by teachers sharing practical and cutting-edge strategies that are working in classrooms across the state; opportunities to collaborate and connect with fellow teachers and build a powerful, lasting network of peers; and concrete tools and resources to help teachers implement the California Standards.

Summit Documents

  1. CA Teachers Summit Press Release (pdf)
  2. Media Coverage for Better Together: CA Teachers Summit (pdf)
  3. Comments from Various CSU Campuses Regarding Summit (pdf)