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 by the Honorable Maurice Jones, Secretary of Commerce & Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia and Southern Virginia STEM-H Education and Industry Achievement Awards Luncheon. Various educational vendors will also be on site, 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 by the Honorable Maurice Jones, Secretary of Commerce & Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia 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.
As a community and/or industry attendee, your registration helps subsidize the cost for a teacher attendee!
We've put together a program with elements for everyone! Exploratory sessions and motivational keynote for students. Workshops for K-12 STEM-H educators. The Honorable Maurice Jones, Secretary of Commerce & Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia will provide the Day 2 Keynote. 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.
Our generous Sponsors 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: Institute for Advanced Learning & Research - New College Institute - Southern Virginia Higher Education Center - Danville Regional Foundation - Danville Regional Medical Center - Averett University - Centra - Dewberry - First Piedmont Corporation - Southern Piedmont Technology Council - West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board