Science education professionals are working to address issues related to the quality of standards, assessments, teacher qualifications, curriculum instruction and effectiveness of teaching in the classroom. How does policy, research and funding affect the value of science learning in today’s educational system?
Please join C2ST and The Center for Human Potential and Public Policy at the Harris School of Public Policy Studies as they host a lecture by Dr. Heidi Schweingruber, Deputy Director of the Board on Science Education at the National Research Council and a panel of experts who will provide a local and national perspective on these issues.
Heidi Schweingruber, PhD, Deputy Director, Board on Science Education, National Research Council
Jeanne Century, Director of Science Education and
Research & Evaluation, Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education, University of Chicago
Gudelia Lopez, Senior Program Officer, The Chicago Community Trust
Michael Lach, K through 12 Officer, Office of Teaching and Learning, Chicago Public Schools
James P. Spillane, Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin, Professor in Learning and Organizational Change, School of Educational and Social Policy, and Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University
Ofer Malamud, Assistant Professor, The Harris School of Public Policy Studies
Co-Sponsored with The Center for Human Potential and Public Policy at the Harris School of Public Policy
Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium, 303 E. Superior St.
5:00p.m. Registration, cocktail reception.
5:45p.m. Panel discussion follow by Q&A.
$6 parking vouchers for Northwestern University Chicago Campus lots will be available.
This is a free program.