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Hosted in Partnership with Discovery Education, Upcoming Leadership Retreat will Convene Educators, Administrators and Community Leaders to Map Out the District’s Efforts to Build Culture of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM)-

WHAT: On Tuesday, June 30, Santa Rosa County School District and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, are partnering to host a unique leadership retreat focused on STEAM, an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning encompassing Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math. This event will engage educators, administrators, community members, and business leaders from across Santa Rosa County to develop a collective vision and strategy for creating a culture of STEAM in their school system.

During a series of interactive sessions, attendees will examine data on career opportunities in the region, experience STEAM teaching and learning, participate in hands-on STEAM activities, and begin to create the STEAM definition and vision for their school district.

Santa Rosa County School District has begun their work to create a culture of STEAM in their school system by partnering with Discovery Education on a new initiative called STEM Leader Corps. A five-year system for scaling STEM education across the district, STEM Leader Corps is a sustainable capacity building model that develops and nurtures teacher leaders and administrators as they build a culture of STEM teaching and learning in their school system.

WHO: Dr. Cindy Moss, Director of Global STEM Initiatives, Discovery Education
Tim Wyrosdick, Superintendent, Santa Rosa County School District
Mike Thorpe, Director of Professional Development, Santa Rosa County School District
Bill Emerson, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Santa Rosa County School District
Dr. Karen Barber, Director of Federal Programs, Santa Rosa County School District
Educators, administrators and community members from Santa Rosa County
Representatives from Discovery Education

WHEN: Tuesday, June 30, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST

WHERE: Berryhill Administrative Center – Conference Room A
6571 Berryhill St.
Milton, FL 42570

CONTACT: Shawnee Cohn, Discovery Education, 240-662-2661

About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content and professional development for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content that supports the implementation of Common Core, professional development, assessment tools, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 3 million educators and over 30 million students, Discovery Education’s services are in half of U.S. classrooms, over 40 percent of all primary schools the UK, and more than 50 countries. Discovery Education partners with districts, states and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers, and transform classrooms with customized solutions that increase academic achievement. Discovery Education is powered by Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the number one nonfiction media company in the world. Explore the future of education

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