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Each year, SEP shares its work at state, regional, and national conferences. Sessions presented in 2008-2014 are listed below. An overview of SEP’s programs and outcomes was presented at our 2008 Annual Partnership Celebration. Download PowerPoint Slides.

International Public Science Events  Conference

June 2015

  • Nielsen, K., Custead, S., Young, D. Metrics for Success: Evaluation of Science Events (Session), International Public Science Events Conference, Boston, MA, June 2015.

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting

February 2015

  • Nielsen, K., Gurton, S., Schatz, D., Sickler, J., Public Engagement with Science: What’s in it for scientists? (Symposium), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA, February 2015.

National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting

December 2014

  • Nielsen, K., MacCormack, J. What is Life? A Biological Approach (Session), National Science Teachers Association, Long Beach, CA, December 2014.
  • Nielsen, K., MacCormack, J. Exploration Questions: A Simple Way to Foster Student Engagement in the NGSS Practices of Science (Session), National Science Teachers Association, Long Beach, CA, December 2014.

International Teacher-Scientist Partnership Conference

February 2015

  • Bass K., and Smith R.L., Changing Students’ Perceptions of Scientists Through Partnership Programs, International Teacher-Scientist Partnership Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 2015.
  • Jeske S., Kaelin, J., Koo B., MacCormack J., and Witzel L., The Science and Health Education Partnership: Supporting Science Teaching and Learning (Poster), International Teacher-Scientist Partnership Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 2015.
  • Witzel, L., MacCormack, J., La Manna, J., Patel, S. Preparing Partnership Teams for Success, International Teacher-Scientist Partnership Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 2015.

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting

February 2014

 

International Public Science Events  Conference

February 2014.

  • Auer, J., Hari, K., Land, J., Pelzer, M., and Schulting, K., Corporate Perspectives on Science Festivals
(Session), International Public Science Events Conference (IPSEC), Chicago, IL, February 2014.
  • Dragotto, E., Hari, K., and Trooskin, G. Serving Adult Audiences
(Session), International Public Science Events Conference (IPSEC), Chicago, IL, February 2014.
  • Erdmann, A., and Hari, K., Fundraising Keys
(Session), International Public Science Events Conference (IPSEC), Chicago, IL, February 2014.
  • Nielsen, K., Peterman, K., Young, D. Festival Evaluation (Session), International Public Science Events Conference, Chicago, IL, February 2014.

Association of Science-Technology Centers, Annual Conference

October 2013

  • Schatz, D., Nielsen, K., Laursen, S., Leuchars, L. Training Research Scientists to be Effective Communicators with Public Audiences (Session), Association of Science-Technology Centers, Annual Conference, Alburquerque, NM, October 2013.

 

Beijing International Science Festival Roundtable Conference

September 2013

  • Nielsen, K. Bay Area Science Festival, Beijing International Science Festival Roundtable Conference, September 2013.

Commowealth Club

May 2013

  • Nielsen, K. (moderator), Holliday, M., Rosser, S., Sulcer, J. Women and Under-represented Students of Color in STEM Education, Commonwealth Club, May 2013.

STEM Learning in Action Conference

May 2013

  • A Teacher Scientist Partnership for San Francisco's Elementary Schools, Chris McCarthy, Amy Whitcomb, Sabine Jeske
  • Promoting STEM Engagement Through Teacher-Scientist Partnerships, Kenneth Jones, Andrea Cantu, Sabine Jeske

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting

February 2013

  • Tang, C., Stage, E., Friedman, A., DiChristina, M., Nielsen, K. Science After School: Scientists Inspire the Next Generation Outside of the Classroom (Symposium), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, February 2013.
  • Wiehe, B., Sharp, P. Durant, J., Nielsen, K., Manning, C. Science Festivals: Grand Experiments in Public Outreach (Symposium), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, February 2013.
  • Nielsen, K., MacCormack, J., Demetry, C., Castillo-Chavez, C. Increasing Diversity in Science: Learning from Successful Program Models (Symposium), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, February 2013.

International Teacher-Scientist Partnership Conference

February 2013

  • Scientist-Teacher Partnerships and Teacher Professional Development by Lakisha WItzel, Jennifer Chu Kaelin and Jean MacCormack
  • Preparing Scientists to Support Science Teaching and Learning by Jennifer Chu Kaelin, Jean MacCormack, Lakisha Witzel, Brittany Anderton and Charlie Morgan.
  • Nielsen, K. UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership, International Teacher-Scientist Partnership Conference, February 2013.

International Public Science Events Conference

October 2012

  • Durant, J., Trooskin, G., Babendure, J., Ibrahim, A., Nielsen, K., Russ, B. Science Festivals: Pushing the Boundaries (Opening Presentation), International Public Science Events Conference, Columbus, OH, October 2012.
  • Manning, C., Nielsen, K., Trooskin, G. What We Know About Science Festivals (Session), International Public Science Events Conference, Columbus, OH, October 2012.

National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting

March 2011

  • Promoting Science Engagement Among Underrepresented Minorities Through Partnerships (Presentation), By Sabine Jeske, Benn Koo, and Rebecca Smith.
  • Leverage Your Science Community Through Science Festivals (Presentation) by Kishore Hari, and Ben Wiehe.

  • Independent Investigations for Young Scientists (Workshop) by Jennifer Howard and Jennifer Chu Kaelin
  • Which Soils Do Plants Like Best? Bring the Scientific Method to Your Classroom! (Workshop) by Katherine Sorber, Karla Perez, Evelyn Hernandez, and Will Ludington.
  • Partnering Research Scientists and Secondary Science Teachers (Presentation), by Andrew Grillo-Hill, and Ben Koo.

  • NSTA Press Session: Girls in Science—A Framework for Action (Presentation) by Katherine Nielsen, Liesl Chatman, Kimberly Tanner and Erin Strauss.

  • The Power of Partnership: Scientists and Teachers Enriching Science in Classrooms (Presentation) Jean MacCormack, Ben Koo and Lakisha Witzel.

  • From the Mouths of Babes: The Benefits of Having Scientists in the Classroom as Reported by Students in Grades 4–5 (Presentation) by Lakisha Witzel.

  • Inside the Body: The View from Grades K–3 (Presentation) Patricia Caldera and Katherine Nielsen.

  • Opening Doors: Enhancing High School Students' Science Experiences and Opportunities Through a Summer Internship Program (Presentation), Jean MacCormack, and Andrew Grillo-Hill.

  • Guided Inquiry Investigations That Promote Change in Students' Conceptual Understanding (Workshop), Patricia Caldera, and Sabine Jeske.
  • Building a Solar Oven: A Data-driven Inquiry Investigation (Workshop) Linda Akiyama, and Shawn Mansager.

International Public Science Events Conference

February 2011

  • Nielsen, K., Münder, H., Ibrahim, A., Fujun, R., Watanabe, M. Global Tour of Public Science Events (Panel Moderator), International Public Science Events Conference, Washington, DC, February 2011.

 

National Biotechnology Education Conference

June 2010

  • Model Higher ED Biotech Outreach Programs (panel discussion) by Sabine Jeske

NIH NCRR Science Education Partnership Awards Annual Directors Meeting

April 2010

  • Teaching Workshops for Scientists: Supporting Scientist Volunteers and Promoting Successful K-12 Partnerships by Sabine Jeske and Katherine Nielsen

 

ACS (American Chemical Society) Annual Meeting

March 2010

  • Chemical Explorations: Challenging and Changing Teachers' Understanding by Patricia Caldera and Sabine Jeske

AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Annual Meeting

February 2010

  • Learn How to Effectively Communicate Science (Workshop) by Jennifer Chu and Sabine Jeske.
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Association for Science Teacher Education

January 2010

  • Girls in Science: A Framework for Action (Session) by Katherine Nielsen and Kimberly Tanner.

National Association of Biology Teachers

November 2009

  • Outreach through Partnership: The Science & Health Education Partnership between UCSF and SFUSD (Poster) by Ben Koo and Andrew Grillo-Hill
  • Guiding early-career scientists to interactively present their research (Presentation) by Ben Koo, Andrew Grillo-Hill and Patricia Caldera. Download presentation slides
  • Partnering Research Scientists and Secondary Science Teachers (Presentation) by Andrew Grillo-Hill, Ben Koo and Brigitte Bogart.

California Science Teachers Association

October 2009

  • Physical or Chemical Change? The Macro vs. the Micro View (Short Course) by Brigitte Bogert and Peter Hippard.

National Science Teachers Association

March 2009

  • Girls in Science: A Framework for Action (Session) by Katherine Nielsen, Liesl Chatman, Erin Strauss, and Kimberly Tanner.
  • A Teacher-Scientist Partnership Model for Professional Development (Session) by Katherine Nielsen and Jennifer Chu. Download Powerpoint slides.
  • Teacher-Scientist Partnerships – Everyone Benefits! (Session) by Katherine Nielsen and Nancy Moreno.

National Science Teachers Association - Regional Conference

November 2008

  • The Black Box of Science (Workshop) by Katherine Nielsen and Patricia Caldera. View Lesson Plan.

California Science Teachers Association

October 2008

National Association of Biology Teachers

October 2008

  • Guiding early-career scientists to interactively present their research (Presentation) by Andrew Grillo-Hill and Mary Matyskiela.
  • Preparing Scientists to Work Effectively in K-12 Classrooms and Beyond (Hands-on Workshop) by Sabine Jeske and Jennifer Chu.
  • Journaling as Formative Assessment (Presentation) by Andrew Grillo-Hill, Sabine Jeske, and Jennifer Chu. Download Powerpoint slides.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

February 2008

  • Scientist-Educator Partnerships: Their Benefits and How to Get Started, (Career Development Workshop) by Katherine Nielsen, Nancy Moreno, Cindy Keleher, Karen Oberhauser, Karen Kirk, Robert Choy, and Sue Kirch.
 
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