College of Management and Human Service

Equity Conversations in STEM Education

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, June 6, 2014, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson, USM Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Flynn Ross, Ed.D.
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-5768
Contact Email:

Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont educators are invited to join in conversations with researchers, community partners, and other practitioners focused on best practices in STEM education K-12 for inclusion of all students, including ELLs.  This is an interactive day designed to promote conversation framed by the implications of the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards for underrepresented students.

Keynote:  Dr. Okhee Lee, Professor of Education, New York University

To register go to New England Equity Assistance Center website at:

Admission is free and includes box lunch.  Registration is required.

Co-sponsored by the New England Equity Assistance Center and USM Teacher Education. 

Additional resources are currently available at a new clearinghouse of Maine based resources for Equity and Excellence in K-12 Schools at



Interim Dean Joanne Williams

Interim Dean Joanne Williams teaches sport management and her research focuses on sport marketing and sponsorship.