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Educator and Community/Industry Day- April 1st


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Students will explore STEM-H fields through hands on exploratory sessions, network with session leaders and exhibitors, and receive a motivational message from Student Keynote Speaker Julie Kelly.

K-12 educators can attend a full schedule of workshops (certificates for CEUs are provided) on various best practices, resources, and curriculum in STEM-H education, along with the Keynote Presentation and Southern Virginia STEM-H Education and Industry Achievement Awards Luncheon. Various educational vendors will also be present at this year's event, and time will be provided for networking with exhibitors AND industry attendees on potential collaborations.

Business and community leaders are encouraged to attend the Keynote presentation and the Southern Virginia STEM-H Education and Industry Achievement Awards Luncheon. We will be recognizing exemplary achievements in STEM-H education from both local educational institutions and industry members. Additionally, time will be provided for networking with local educators in the hopes of future collaboration.


Come be inspired and learn what you can do for STEM-H education and workforce development in Southern Virginia!


Are you a K-12 STEM-H educator? Are you an employer with a need for a STEM-skilled workforce? Please consider joining us for the 3rd Annual SOVA STEM-H Summit. We'll be recognizing exemplary partnerships and efforts being made in STEM-H education in our region and providing educators and community & industry members an opportunity to discuss possible collaborations for the improvement of STEM-H education in Southern Virginia.


We've put together a program with elements for everyone! Exploratory sessions and motivational keynote for students. Workshops for K-12 STEM-H educators. Time for community and industry leaders to network with educators. This year also marks the first Southern Virginia STEM-H Education and Industry Achievement Awards; please join us as we recognize: the Community Champion for STEM-H Education, STEM-H Educator of the Year, Innovative STEM-H Program of the Year, and the Elite STEM-H Education & Industry Partnership Awards.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Please consider joining our generous group of Sponsors and Exhibitors for this year's Summit. It's these wonderful organizations that allow us to offer this wonderful program to our regional students free of charge.

A special thank you to our Rhodium, Osmium, and Palladium Sponsors: - Danville Regional Foundation - Danville Regional Medical Center - Averett University - Centra - Dewberry - West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board