Register now for 2nd annual K-12 Science Education Summit

Educators from Grand Island Public Schools attend the 2016 K-12 Science Education Summit.
Educators from Grand Island Public Schools attend the 2016 K-12 Science Education Summit.

The upcoming 2nd annual statewide K-12 Science Education Summit is Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln. This year’s summit will build on last year’s inaugural event and will provide an opportunity for science education stakeholders from across the state, including NDE officials, school district science directors, ESU science staff developers, science teacher educators, K-12 science teachers, and UNL faculty and students, to learn about the Nebraska College and Career Ready Standards for Science and engage with members of Nebraska’s science education community.

District administrators, school principals and teachers (K-12, who are leaders in science education) are invited to attend. The event is free and held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 11. Please spread the word to your colleagues. Register by November 20 at

Do you have innovative elementary, middle, or high school science instructional resources or educational materials (curricula, online learning tools, strategies, assessments, etc.) to share with science teachers? If so, request to showcase, present, and demonstrate your resources at the event. Please register and/or submit a presentation proposal by November 20 at We look forward to a highly engaging and productive event.

Contact us with any questions at There is no cost to attend this event.


Cory Forbes and Lindsay Augustyn
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Cory Forbes
Associate Professor of Science Education
Coordinator, IANR Science Literacy Initiative
Director, NE Collaborative for Food, Energy, & Water Education
Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
523 Hardin Hall | 3310 Holdrege Street | Lincoln, NE 68583-0995

Lindsay Augustyn
Assistant Director and Communications Coordinator
Center for Science, Mathematics & Computer Education
251 Avery Hall | University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Lincoln, NE 68588-0131 | | 402-472-8979