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Project Management for STEM-H Educators

Sponsoring Organization: 
UNM STEM-H Center for Outreach, Research, & Education
Description: 

You will NOT want to miss this great workshop for upper elementary, middle and high school educators! This workshop will present the foundations of Project Management as used by millions of professionals in business & industry...BUT, with a twist! We will approach the principles of Project Management and their application in terms of education professionals. Effective Project Management can be used in all facets of our lives...in classrooms, business, at home...you name it! These skills are transferrable and highly marketable across all career fields. YES, including teaching! In fact, we will talk about all the striking parallels between education, standards, and project management throughout the day.

This workshop is built on the model developed for the Society for Science & the Public's Teacher Fellows Program as well as utilizing resources/information from the Project Management Institute which is the foremost international organization certifying professional project managers. The SSP Teacher Fellows Program was built upon the idea that empowering teachers with Project Management skills would better

prepare them to manage student research programs and participation in STEM competitions as well as to better manage the huge demands on their time.

Karen Kinsman, MS Director of UNM STEM-H Center for Outreach, Research & Education and 2010 & 2011 SSP Teacher Fellows Institute faculty will be facilitating the workshop. Karen would like to share with you the incredible benefits of developing and utilizing Project Management skills in your lives! We may have a local PM professional consultant joining us for part of the day as well!

Submission Type : 
Professional Development
Eligibility Requirements: 
Open to K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or health sciences educators interested in learning Project Management skills that can be applied in the classroom, used in many other areas of life, AND taught to students!
Other Location Information: 
Please click on the Website link below for specific information regarding location, parking, and online registration. Pre-registration is required for this workshop and space is limited!
Ongoing Event: 
No
Event Season: 
Fall (September - November)
Event Date: 
09/26/15
Cost to Attend: 
No Cost
Award Stipend Amount to Student: 
Not Applicable
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Erin Garcia, JD, Program Specialist
Albuquerque
87131
Phone: 
505-277-4916
Email: 
scifair [at] unm.edu
Alternative Contact Name: 
Karen Kinsman, MS, Director/Sr. Program Manager
Alternative Contact Phone: 
505-277-4916
Alternative Contact Email: 
kkinsman [at] unm.edu
University or College Affiliation: 
The University of New Mexico
Is your program statewide?: 
Yes
State Area Options: 
Northwest Region
North Central Region
Northeast Region
Central Region
Southwest Region
Southeast Region
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Both
Categories
General - STEM Education and Policy: 
STEM Education PK-12
STEM Policy - Advocacy - Legislative Issues
Subject Area: 
General - Science
General - Technology
General - Engineering
General - Math
General - Healthcare
General - STEM Education and Policy