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The 2024 Ohio STEM Innovation Summit is fast approaching, and tickets are selling out quickly! We’re thrilled to announce that more than 75% of the tickets have already been sold. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and grow with Ohio’s vibrant STEM community.

OH STEM 24 General Flyer BACK V4The Ohio STEM Learning Network has curated a diverse range of expert-led sessions designed to equip you with innovative strategies and insights to enhance your classroom learning environment. You can now view the full conference schedule with room assignments to plan your day at the summit.

“The Ohio STEM Innovation Summit provides the perfect opportunity to connect with our fellow educators and STEM supporters from across the state. The diversity of perspectives, experiences, and areas of expertise allows for such robust conversation. We couldn’t miss the chance to present, not only to share from our own lens, but to soak up ideas from others,” said Stephanie Adams Taylor, Director of Strategic Partnerships for the The Dayton Regional STEM School and Dayton STEM Hub Co-Director.

Below, you’ll find a table of session titles and presenter names to give you a sneak peek into the wealth of knowledge and expertise you can expect at the summit.

The 2024 Ohio STEM Innovation Summit is more than just an event – it’s a chance to be part of building tomorrow together. The Ohio STEM Learning Network team can’t wait to see you there!

Secure your tickets now and join the network in shaping the future of STEM education in Ohio.

Title Presenters Type & ID
Creating and Executing a STEM Culture: Building a Brand that is the Model for Excellence India Wilson, Principal, Reynoldsburg City Schools – STEM Middle at Baldwin Road Junior High (2023 Excellence in STEM Leadership awardee) Learning Lab, ID: 4042
Why STEM? – A candid conversation about navigating the landscape of STEM education Dr. Robin Fisher, Superintendent / Dayton Hub Director (2023 Outstanding Service awardee), Stephanie Adams Taylor, Director of Strategic Partnerships / Dayton Hub Director Leveraging Community, ID: 4478
Coaching Genius: Empowering Student Voice in the STEM Classroom Jocelyn Browning, STEM Coordinator, The PAST Foundation Learning Hop, ID: 4482
Culturally Responsive STEM: School-wide Practices for Belonging Latasha Turner, Principal, Summit Road STEM Elementary School, Sarah Redick, STEM Education Program Specialist, Ohio Department Of Education and Workforce Listen to Learn, ID: 4435
From Elementary School to STEMM Academy: Establishing a STEMM Identity and Culture Cynthia Madanski, Instructional Coach, Hawkins STEMM Academy, Toledo Public Schools, Lisa Barton, Art Teacher, Hawkins STEMM Academy, Toledo Public Schools Listen to Learn, ID: 4340
Let’s Get Personal! Personalized Learning in the Elementary STEM classroom Dana Letts, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Chillicothe City School District (2020 Excellence in STEM Leadership awardee), Heather Tarlton, STEM Facilitator, Chillicothe City School District Learning Lab, ID: 4454
Move the Needle with Personalized Learning Andrea Bennett, Instructional Coach, McKinley STEMM Academy, Toledo Public Schools, Michelle Thielen, Teacher, McKinley STEMM Academy, Toledo Public Schools Learning Lab, ID: 4471
Rebel with a Cause – Using Out-of-Box, Systems Thinking to Innovatively Address Problems of Practice Krista Miller, High School Principal, Metro Early College High School Listen to Learn, ID: 4496
What Now? Marisa Saelzler, Educator, Just Good Teaching, Anne Hribar, Educator, Just Good Teaching Leveraging Community, ID: 4437
Igniting Deep Learning: Practical Strategies to Cultivate Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Innovation Mark Tremayne, Director of Innovation & Extended Learning, Hilliard City Schools; Susan Cook, Innovation and Discovery Specialist, Hoffman Trails Elementary School; Carrie Higginbotham, Innovation and Discovery Specialist, Alton Darby Creek Campus K-2 Learning Lab, ID: 4501
Branching Out: A Treehouse Hideaway for Houseplants Monica Cornell, Intervention Specialist, Hawkins STEMM Academy; Anthony Krerowicz, Intervention Specialist, Hawkins STEMM Academy Learning Hop, ID: 4470
Building an IMAGINE-Nation! Cultivating Creativity and Design Thinking-It’s Elementary! Dee Martindale, District STEM Coordinator, Lakewood Local Schools Learning Lab, ID: 4393
Connecting the Dots: Unleashing the Power of Cross-Curricular Teaching Lisa Gothard, Science/STEM Teacher, East Canton High School; David Samblanet, STEM Coordinator/teacher, East Canton High School Listen to Learn, ID: 4461
Creating a Community of Makers in Education Sean Kelley, Director, Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative Learning Hop, ID: 4481
Cultivating Excellence: Personalized STEM Development for Staff Katherine Lovell, Instructional Specialist, Akron STEM High School Learning Lab, ID: 4205
Design Thinking Across the Curriculum Becky Stevens, Kindergarten Teacher, Indian Hill Primary School; Amy Campa, 2nd Grade Teacher, Indian Hill Primary School; Ryan Knuppel, 2nd Grade Teacher, Indian Hill Primary School Learning Lab, ID: 4439
Igniting Young Minds: Portable Innovation Labs for Inspired Learning Brianna Agomessou – Portable Innovation Labs Coordinator; Ashley Price – Director of Student Experiences Learning Lab, ID: 3998
Igniting Futures: The Revolutionary Impact of Project Lead The Way in STEM Education Miranda Szink, Director of School Success; Cristy Cobb, Director of New District Engagement; Tiffany Shaw, Technology Specialist, Tuscarawas Valley Local Schools Listen to Learn, ID: 4236
Unframing STEM: The Strategy of Object-Based Learning Jeremiah Myers, Director of School and Teacher Programs, Cleveland Museum of Art; Anne Hribar, STEAM Building Leader, Incarnate Word Academy Learning Lab, ID: 4458
Unveiling Computational Thinking Across Subjects Renee Coley, CS Teacher/Facilitator/Curriculum and Professional Learning Developer, Reynoldsburg City Schools/Battelle and OSLN/ Learning Lab, ID: 4346
The Impact of Industry Partnerships on Learning Dina Popa, Instructional Leader, NIHF STEM High School (2023 Excellence in STEM Partnership awardee); Rebecca Bandy, Chief Engineer, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (2023 Excellence in STEM Partnership awardee); Sam Crews, OSLN Akron Hub Director Listen to Learn, ID: 4473
Using AI to Teach AI Tim Melton, Vice President of Sales, Kira Learning Listen to Learn, ID: 4479
A Winning Combination – STEM and Entrepreneurship, Helping Students Thrive in an Ever-Changing World Ilene Frankel, Executive Director, Young Entrepreneur Institute; Jessica Dragar, Senior Manager, Outreach & Engagement, Young Entrepreneur Institute Learning Lab, ID: 4465
Building Bridges & Opening Doors: Crafting Win-Win Community Connections for Our Students’ Diverse Needs John Dutton, Teacher, MC2 STEM High School, Cleveland State University site; Angela Powell, Teacher, MC2 STEM High School, Cuyahoga Community College site; Jason Tout, Teacher, MC2 STEM High School, Cleveland State University site Leveraging Community, ID: 4453
DriveOhio Educator Toolkit “Test Drive” Rich Granger, Managing Director, Workforce Development, DriveOhio (Ohio Department of Transportation); Mary Schlueter, CEO and Founder, Partnership for Innovation in Education Learning Lab, ID: 4467
How many Ts are in STEM? Ted Fowler, Executive Director, Center for Youth Futures, University of Cincinnati Learning Hop, ID: 4452
Middle School CTE as a Career Advising Strategy – Using Learning Blade and other resources for exposing students to CTE pathways Chelsea Canterberry, Education Program Specialist JTC, CBI & Middle School Programs, Ohio Learning Lab, ID: 4485
Some Students Simply Thrive Outside of the Classroom: Work-Based Learning Opportunities and the Maker Space Ryan Petitti, Director of Laboratory Operations, CDME- The Ohio State University; Teri Snyder, Quality and Regulatory Program Manager, CDME- The Ohio State University Leveraging Community, ID: 4484
Cracking the Gender Code: Girls, Confidence, and STEM Sarah Redick, STEM Education Program Specialist, Ohio Department Of Education and Workforce; Lisa Hinkelman, Founder/CEO – Ruling Our eXperiences Listen to Learn, ID: 4434
Making Gold Standard PBL Accessible for all Students Whitney Buell, Principal, Indian Hill Elementary; Betsy Henning, Instructional Coach, Indian Hill Elementary; Lee Jimenez, 3rd Grade Teacher, Indian Hill Elementary Listen to Learn, ID: 4431
STEM is NOT hands-on activities! Amory Nance, HS Math Instructor & Department Chair, Collins Career Technical Center Listen to Learn, ID: 4307
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