Annual K-12 STEM Conference

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By October 19, 2018

NSTA is hosting a regional conference Energize Science: Educate and Engage in Charlotte November 29, 30 and December 1, 2019 to be held at the Charlotte Covention Center

The Annual K-12 STEM Conference at UNC Charlotte will be held again January 2020.  Plan to attend NSTA Charlotte. Information below.

The Southwest Education Alliance and the Center for STEM Education are partnering to partially sponsor 80 educators' registration ($100) from the greater Charlotte region including Cabarrus, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell-Statesville, Kannapolis City, Lincoln, Mooresville Graded, Rowan-Salisbury, Stanly and Union Counties.  Sign up here to receive $100 towards the NSTA Charlotte registration cost.  You must show proof of NSTA registration to recieve the reimbursement and reimbursements are on a first come basis. Use this link Register now! to register for NSTA Charlotte.


The Annual K-12 STEM Conference is Co-Sponsored by the UNC Charlotte's Center for STEM Education and the Southwest Education Alliance 

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 Annual K-12 STEM Conference Sessions Descriptions

Conference: January 2020 DATE TBD
 8:00 am – 3:45 pm

Location -  UNC Charlotte Campus, College of Education (COED) Campus Map 
Parking tokens will be provided.

  • Participate in concurrent sessions focused on STEM in K-12 education
  • Keynote Speaker to address the STEM Education in North Carolina
  • Visit with STEM Exhibitors for materials, services, and programs
  • Cost is $120 per participant and includes breakfast and lunch
  • Cost is $60 per participant if your LEA is a Southwest Education Alliance (SWEA member). SWEA Members
  • Cost is $20 per participant for undergraduate or graduate students.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion at conclusion of conference for 6 hours of professional development. 

Participants Register Here. Registration Deadline: December 2019 Date TBD at Noon. 

Presenters Register Here with Proposal. Extended Registration Deadline: November 2019 Date TBD 

Exhibitors Registration. All Exhibitors are asked to contribute up to $100 in door prizes if possible, to be distributed during lunch.

Registration includes resources, breakfast, lunch, and parking. Refunds are not possible after December 2019 Date TBD.Contact Alisa Wickliff, UNC Charlotte, or call 704.687.8818. For payment information contact Yolanda Brown at 704.687.8816 or