On April 11, 2012, Boston After School & Beyond, in partnership with the Boston STEM Network and the United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley and sponsored by the Noyce Foundation, held a Forum on Informal Science Education to showcase innovative national and local approaches to hands-on science education, and to provide opportunities for sharing best practices amongst colleagues.
The day’s agenda also included two panels onPolicy & Practice, featuring:
- Noyce Foundation
- Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center
- Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston
- FastCAP Systems
- Vertex Pharmaceuticals
- Boston College
The program and presentations from the event are available for download below.
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Reports for Download:
Dawn Chavez, Director of the Boston Youth Environmental Network, introduces the panel.
L to R: Dawn Chavez, Arthur Pearson (Thompson Island Outward Bound), Kelly Linehan (Vertex Pharmaceuticals), Peter Nash (Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston), and Jamie Beard (FastCAP Systems)
Chris Smith (Boston After School & Beyond) and Peg Sprague (United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley) are co-chairs of the STEM OST Task Force.
Penny Noyce (NOYCE Foundation) presents to the group.
Panel, L to R: Dr. Ashima Shah (PEAR), Michael Barnett (Boston College), Traci Walker Griffith (Boston Public Schools)
Attendees at the Forum on Informal Science Education, held in the Ladd Room at Wheelock College.