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Washington–December 03, 2013



Event Title

STEM Smart: Lessons Learned from Successful Schools


Event Type

Regional Workshop


Early Childhood Education


This meeting highlighted issues in the NRC reports, Successful K-12 STEM Education and Monitoring Progress Toward Successful K-12 STEM Education, with special focus on the critical importance of STEM learning and early intervention in pre-K through third grade. It included breakout sessions on projects, resources and initiatives—funded by the National Science Foundation—that align with the reports' evidence base on effective instruction, access to high quality STEM for all students, and building supportive infrastructure. This STEM Smart meeting was planned in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution and Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center. Plenary Presentation Recordings A Storify has been created to capture the #nsfstem live tweets from the workshop. Thank you to everyone who contributed.

Location Info

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC

More Logistics Info

  View a map of the meeting space PARKING: Workshop participants who intend to park in the Ronald Reagan Building and ITC garage will need to pay for their own parking. Rates can be found here: Directions to the “Amphitheater” at the Ronald Reagan Building NOTE: All Attendees should have a Photo ID (Driver’s License, Passport, etc) to gain entry to the building BY CAR Enter parking garage from any of the three entrance ramps Follow posted BLUE signs for the Pennsylvania Avenue elevator banks Take Pennsylvania Avenue elevator to “C” Concourse level Exit the Pennsylvania Avenue elevator and walk straight ahead The Amphitheater is located near the Grand staircase BY CAB OR FROM METRO CENTER (Red Line) METRO STOP Enter the Moynihan Plaza at the corner of 13th and Pennsylvania Avenue Walk towards the ARIA Restaurant(orange awning with outdoor seating directly in front of you) Enter the building through the door on your right just before the restaurant Once you are through the security checkpoint walk down the stairs that are just passed the guards The Amphitheater is located at the base of the Grand staircase BY METRO - FEDERAL TRIANGLE (Blue and Orange Lines) METRO STOP Follow signs inside station to Ronald Reagan  Building Once inside the building, walk straight down the corridor to the ATM and turn right Follow the directional signage toward the Conference Center Once you pass the Business Center the Amphitheater will be on your left A CONCIERGE DESK IS LOCATED NEAR EACH ENTRANCE DOOR FOR ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE General directions:


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