Leadership Development Forum 2013
The Smithsonian Science Education Center (formerly National Science Resources Center) was founded in 1985 to improve the K-12 teaching and learning of science for all students. The National Science Education Leadership Development Forum began as a way to bring interested parties together to focus on a single promising topic in science education.
To learn more about this program and other opportunities offered by the Smithsonian Science Education Center, please contact Katie Gainsback at email@example.com or by 202.633.2960.
About the National Science Education Leadership Development Forum
The 2013 Forum was held in Alexandria, VA and focused on Achieving Science Literacy by Teaching Argumentation in Middle and High School Classrooms. Speakers Victor Sampson, Ph.D. and Lisa Kenyon, Ph. D. provided research-based presentations and included sample lessons for participants to take back to their classrooms.
All are welcome to attend the forum. Past attendees included science educators, district administrators, science coordinators, teachers, university faculty, university students and museum educators and staff.
Check back soon for updates about the 2014 National Science Education Leadership Development Forum.
Registration and Fees
Registration is $100 per person and includes the cost of materials and presenters as well as lunch on the day of the Forum. Transportation and any lodging expenses are not included.