Presentation on theme: "K-12 Activities IEEE Central Texas Section Spring Planning Meeting Jan 26, 2013 San Marcos, TX."— Presentation transcript:
K-12 Activities IEEE Central Texas Section Spring Planning Meeting Jan 26, 2013 San Marcos, TX
IEEE Central Texas Section What is STEM Education? Science Technology Engineering Mathematics
IEEE Central Texas Section 2012 K-12 Activities Future City Competition (IEEE Event) Discover Engineering Young Engineers and Scientists (SwRI) Sci Girls Workshop Career Day Middle School SAHCC CORE4 STEM Expo SAHCC - San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce There are many activities and opportunities for STEM These are some that I participated in.
IEEE Central Texas Section 2012 K-12 Activities FIRST Robotics For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology SA BEST Edison Lecture Series Additional activities that our members are involved in
IEEE Central Texas Section Future City Competition This years competition was held at Texas State University on Jan. 19, 2013 The finalist will compete in Washington, DC during Engineers week
IEEE Central Texas Section Problems Encountered I have written articles in The Analog asking for membership feedback on their participation in K-12 activities. I have not been successful in getting feedback. I am going to take a more active role in obtaining this information starting with our section leaders.
IEEE Central Texas Section What have I learned? There are many activities and programs to encourage K-12 STEM education. Many of these programs are adequately funded. Most of the adult participants are educators. We are not a profit making organization. We are a people organization. These organizations need engineering and science mentors and volunteers. The best way for us to help is to volunteer.
Plans My Plan for this year is To work with Discover Engineering to build their database of volunteers. To continue participating with Future City as a judge. And to attend a few of the many STEM events to look for opportunities where our membership can serve.