You are invited to participate with the Arkansas STEM Coalition in a meeting titled “Think Tank for STEM Partnerships in Northeast Arkansas: Connecting STEM Needs to School, Business and Community” which will take place on Monday, October 5, 2015, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm at Arkansas State University in the Reng Student Union Centennial Hall.

If you are interested in finding engaging ways to improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in northeast Arkansas, please plan to attend this exciting Regional Arkansas STEM Coalition meeting Monday, October 5, 2015 at Arkansas State University. Improving STEM education will foster learning and will be a catalyst for the regional economy. It is imperative that we join together to form business-education partnerships that will stimulate learning and economic development and build a stem-skilled workforce.

The registration fee is $20 which covers the cost of lunch, parking and conference materials. You may mail a check with a copy of your registration form or pay at the door with cash or check.  However, you must register so that we know how many will attend for lunch and so that we can plan for conference materials. Please click on the link below to register and please submit your registration by October 1st. If you cannot click on the link, please copy it and paste it into your browser and hit enter to access the link.

Register here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/159ibUXjTzbNWQf6zkK7CfiHTEAUM7ajpdFA20sxElI0/viewform

Map of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro at the Reng Student Union, adjacent to the North Parking Deck.
http://www.astate.edu/dotAsset/c01a352d-7974-475c-b884-ec6c6ce29b7d.pdf

Feel free to call me at 501-425-9995<tel:501-425-9995> or email me at director@arkansasstemcoalition.com<mailto:director@arkansasstemcoalition.com> if you have any questions about the STEM meeting at A-State.

In addition, feel free to call or email Cynthia Miller, Director of the A-State Delta STEM Education Center at, at 870-897-5124<tel:870-897-5124> orcamiller@astate.edu<mailto:camiller@astate.edu> , or contact Julie Grady, Director of the A-State Rural STEM Education Center at 870-680-8100<tel:870-680-8100> or jgrady@astate.edu<mailto:jgrady@astate.edu> , or Jill Clogston, Director of the ASU Educational Renewal Zone, at 870-972-2049<tel:870-972-2049> or email her at jclogston@astate.edu<mailto:jclogston@astate.edu>

2015 Oct 5 ASU STEM Think Tank Draft Agenda The second page of the agenda includes the Board of Directors of the Arkansas STEM Coalition. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting at Arkansas State University on October 5th.

If you are unable to attend, please share this invitation with someone in your school district or office who can attend.

Suzanne Mitchell, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Arkansas STEM Coalition
501-690-1518