Aug 20th

Announce ASTC 2013 conference’s youth focus program sessions

The 2013 ASTC Annual Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 19-22.  This year’s Youth Programs track is full of excellent sessions, listed below, that focus on skill building for individuals, highlighting ready-to-use strategies and lessons learned from a variety of youth-related programs. There are even two youth-led sessions in the program this year!  Please click on any of the session titles below to access full session details.

Saturday, October 19th

  • 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Engineering Innovation in after school programs

Session Leader: Marla Griego, Explora

  • 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Going Full Circle: Connecting Community Groups to STEM

Session Leader: Colin Wilson, Saint Louis Science Center

  • 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Science Centers Serving the Native American Community

Session Leader: Duane Dill, Explora

  • 2:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Youth Program Network Workshop

Session Leaders: Cheronda frazier, Don Wittrock, New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences

**Youth-led session

Sunday, October 20th

  • 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM

How to Build a Digital Learning and Innovation Practice

Session Leaders: Barry Joseph, American Museum of Natural History

Puja Dasari, California Academy of Sciences

Elizabeth Babcock, California academy of Sciences

  • 2:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Expanding Roles for Youth: Explainers and Beyond III Student Showcase

Session Leaders: Don Wittrock, New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences

Anika Ward, Kitty Andersen Youth Science Center, Science Museum of Minnesota

**Youth-led session

Monday, October 21st

  • 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Engage Teens with a Youth-Directed Teen Science Café

Session Leaders: Michelle Hall, Michael Mayhew, Science Education Solutions

Stacey Forsyth, Science Discovery University of Colorado-Boulder

  • 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Learning Labs in Science Centers

Session Leader: Helen Wechsler, Institute of Museum and Library Services

  • 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Science Centers and Girls’ Long-Term STEM Engagement and Career Choices

Session Leader: Jennifer Adams, Brooklyn College, City University of New York

  • 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Hitchhiking to Pluto: Youth Designed Planetarium Shows

Session Leader: Nathan Bellomy, Youth Programs Alumni, American Museum of Natural History

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