South Dakota STEM ED Conference
The 2023 SD STEM Education Conference, hosted by the South Dakota Teachers Association (SDST) and South Dakota Council of Teachers of Mathematics (SDCTM), will be held Feb. 2-4, 2023, at the Crossroads Event Center, in Huron, South Dakota.
This conference for teachers from across the state includes breakout sessions, exhibitors and the opportunity to receive graduate credit. STEM includes subject areas including math and science, but also engineering, CTE, and computer science. The annual SD STEM Ed Conference offers an opportunity for all K-12 teachers of STEM, new or experienced, to grow professionally by learning and sharing best practices. It is an opportunity to network and learn from each other and to connect with mentors and local, state and national leaders.
Breakout Session Proposal
Due by Monday, Oct. 31, 2022; view details.
- Any submissions after Monday, Oct. 31, may be considered at the discretion of the conference committee and may not make the booklet or advertisement.
- The main presenter will receive an email confirming submission.
- The Conference committee will meet in early-November 2022 to schedule and approve proposals.
- Confirmation of tentative acceptance emailed by Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022.
- Once the proposal is tentatively accepted, the presenter(s) must complete a conference registration in order to present.
- Breakout Session Proposals— Oct. 31, 2022
- Early Bird Registration and Exhibitor Registration— Dec. 15, 2022
- Pre-Registration— Jan. 24, 2023
- Graduate Credit Application— Feb. 7, 2023
South Dakota Science Teaching Association Industrial Arts and Ag Grants
SDSTA has a maximum of $1,000 available for grants to assist in covering costs to attend the SD STEM Ed Conference for 4-5 educators. A minimum of $100 and a maximum of $250 may be requested.
The SDSTA Industrial Arts and Ag Grants were established and funded by the South Dakota Well Drillers Association to create a bridge between all STEM educators across the curriculum and to explore partnerships that can provide opportunities for students to investigate real world and real life phenomena with depth and rigor that will help prepare them for 21st century careers. Career and Technical Education courses utilizing STEM foundations and concepts will provide an experience for our students that will support them in a diverse variety of continuing education and career opportunities.
The Annual SD STEM Ed Conference offers an opportunity for all K-12 teachers of STEM to grow professionally by learning and sharing best practices. This is an opportunity to network and learn from each other and to connect with mentors and local, state, and national leaders. (Application deadline: December 1)