Topics in Education Symposium (TIES) is an annual event designed to spark innovation while inviting conversation among University faculty and PreK-12 educators and administrators about current educational topics.
Event participants are invited to share best practices, disseminate research findings, discuss initiatives, and investigate strategies during this regional forum. This year's topic of focus is STEM.
Cost is $40, includes materials and dinner
- Register online >>
- For group registrations, contact Dr. Tami Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
- For College of Education faculty and staff, please register through your Chair/Director using CPR protocol
Sessions and Posters:
Experience Omaha’s STEM community in action. Hands-on and research sessions from our Omaha STEM Ecosystem experts including Bricklayer, Prairie STEM, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Eureka!-STEM, BODYMODELS K12, Active Learning Partners, Math with An Architect, Early Childhood STEM, VR STEM, and STEM leaders from OPPD, MCC Innovation Campus, higher education/K12 partnerships will lead the evening. More partners are being added each day.
Come and network with your Omaha STEM partners in a relaxed and informative evening setting. TIES is a collaborative event made possible with support from the Omaha STEM Ecosystem, chapter #0116 of PDK, UNO's College of Education, and the quality research, best practices, and creative activities of our area education community.
2018 Schedule of Events :
|3:00 p.m.||Check-in Opens|
|3:20 - 3:55 p.m.||Concurrent sessions|
|4:00 - 4:35 p.m.||Concurrent sessions|
|4:40 - 6:15 p.m.||Research Posters|
|STEM Ecosystem Panel: Union Pacific, Gallup, AIM|
|6:30 - 7:05 p.m.||Concurrent sessions|
|7:10 - 7:45 p.m.||Concurrent sessions|
The Omaha STEM Ecosystem is transforming Omaha into a robust STEM community to grow our talent pipeline by developing key local and national partnerships.
We envision a community where all young people, especially those underrepresented in STEM careers, will have the opportunities needed to be successful in learning, scientific thinking, examining potential career paths and exploring opportunities to extend their educational achievements.
Phi Delta Kappa is an international professional education association. Our local chapter is UNO PDK chapter #0116. UNO PDK strives to offer professional development support of educational leaders through quality events and conversations and supports metro-area research. Learn more about UNO PDK >>
TIES is a collaborative of the Journal of Curriculum, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership in Education and Phi Delta Kappa #0116.