Program Topic: Innovation & New Literacies


9:00-9:10AM – Welcome – Mary Jean Jakubowski, BEC Public Library System Director              Introductions of New Members

9:10-9:25AM – How Brilliant Blunders & Discoveries Change the World:  SBU’s Focus – Dr. Xiaoning Zhang, Associate Professor and Director of the Biochemistry Program, St. Bonaventure University

9:25-9:40AM – School Library Makerspaces and STEM Text Sets – Sue Bartle, School Library System and Media Services Director, Erie 2 BOCES and Past President School Library Systems Association of NYS

9:40-10:00AM – The New Engineering Literacy in the NYS Science Standards:  Robotics &                3D Printing in Classrooms – Scott Read, Educational Account Executive, iDesign                                 Solutions

10:00 -10:15AM – Invention Convention at the BEC Public Library – Merry Constantino, WNYIC

10:15-10:30AM – Announcements & Upcoming Events
STEAM Soars & Mission Patch Display – Nancy Fernandez

10:30AM – Optional Guided Tour of the Milestones of Science Exhibit & Networking
See the Launch Pad and Weird Weather Kiosk from Museum of the Earth

When: March 10, 2016@ 9:00AM – 10:30AM

Where: Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
Central Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203

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March 10, 2016 WNY STEM Hub Meeting