Promethean to host fifth annual STEAM Forward Conference for educators

Published: October 31st, 2022

Featured keynote speaker, astronaut and geoscientist, Dr. Sian Proctor, and special guest speaker, Daniel Thompson from The Ron Clark Academy

Join Promethean at its STEAM Forward online conference on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. EST. Designed specifically for educators, virtual sessions will include STEAM best practices, hands-on STEAM applications, hybrid/remote teaching, technology integration, and more.

The event will be anchored by the keynote speaker and TEDx veteran, Dr. Sian Proctor, a geoscientist, explorer, space artist, astronaut, CEO of Space2Inspire, and founder of the JEDI Space Foundation. Dr. Proctor will speak to her motto, Space2inspire, where she encourages people to use their unique, one-of-a-kind strengths, and passion to inspire those within their reach and beyond. She uses her Afrofuturism space art to encourage conversations about women of color in the space industry. To listen to Dr. Proctor’s space experience and learn from other STEAM professionals, register here.

Plus, don’t miss our special guest speaker, Daniel Thompson, an educator from the renowned non-profit middle school, The Ron Clark Academy, as he joins the event for a conversation in the Promethean STEAM Lab.

Additional featured sessions at STEAM Forward include:

  • Digital Escape Room, Lindsay Drager | 3:30-4:00 p.m. EST
  • CHA-Ching! Making Money Make Cents, Anna Tressler | 4:30-5:00 p.m. EST
  • Huffing and Puffing with Fairytales and STEAM, Gretchen Weiland | 6:30-7:00 p.m. EST
  • Travel on Land or Air: Virtual Field Trips | 7:00-7:30 p.m. EST

STEAM Forward will bring together innovative thinkers, bold creativity, and the latest trends in edtech. Attendees will choose from 30+ sessions to help enhance STEAM curriculum and lessons in the classroom. Promethean Education Consultants, Caiti Jones, Xan Roberti, Charlie Locke, and others, will share how to optimize ActivPanel’s tools and applications to bring lessons to life and keep students engaged. Attendees can sign up for each session separately and customize their schedules to fit their professional development needs.

Event Details

What: STEAM Forward

When: Tuesday, November 8, 2022, from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. EST

Where: Virtual on Promethean Interactive

For more information about sessions and to register for this free event, visit STEAM Forward.