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On Wednesday November 5, 2014 from 2:00 to 3:15 PM at the 2014 MASC MASS Joint Conference in Hyannis, The Global STEM Education Center (GSEC), formerly GTEC, presented: Building a successful STEM Education program in your school district by making it Global STEM!

The Panelists were Carol  Woodbury, Superintendent Dennis Yarmouth School District Kenneth Jenks, Principal , Dennis Yarmouth High School Dr. Michael F. Fitzpatrick, Superintendent, Blackstone Valley Donna Sroka, Director of Technology, Blackstone Valley Larisa Schelkin  Executive Director of the Global STEM Education Center, Inc. It was a round table discussion about building and sustaining a Global STEM education program in a school district. The building blocks of a successful program will be described and panelists will discuss their experience and lessons learned. I moderated.


It was not until Jeff Weld of Iowa invited me to be part of a panel in DC in September, that I realized the significant role of the Triangle Coalition (  On its website is the following description: ” Since 1985, the Triangle Coalition has advocated for the improvement of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States. Headquartered in the DC metro area, the Triangle Coalition is comprised of member organizations that represent business, education, and STEM societies nationwide. __________________

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