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AFDC 2019 has ended
**NOTE** Our preliminary Conference Schedule is up, but we will continue to edit it as we hear from Participants (even during the conference). Check back often for the most recent changes.

REGISTRATION COST FOR THIS YEAR IS $850 (minus CSA Discount).

Designed for new and veteran SmartLab™ Facilitators, the Advanced Facilitator Development Conference prepares STEM K-12 educators to support and facilitate student learning and skills development for career and college readiness. AFDC participants gain experience and knowledge of instructional strategies and the principles of project-based learning, develop expertise with a variety of advanced technologies, participate in authentic STEM practices, and learn to integrate cross-cutting concepts and content. Don’t take our word for it, hear about the experience from our Facilitators and Trainers in this video!

Workshop Outcomes:
Increased expertise with project-based, student-driven learning. Development of performance-based assessment rubrics and methodologies.Ability to integrate STEM disciplines and practices along cross-cutting concepts. Demonstrated advancement in proficiency with STEM technologies.

Questions?
Do not hesitate to call us at 800-458-2880 option 2 or email support@clsonline.com 

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STEM Engagements [clear filter]
Monday, June 24
 

1:00pm

Introduction to Software Engineering with Scratch
Speakers
avatar for Gary King

Gary King

Trainer/Professional Development, Creative Learning Systems
I retired from the Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix AZ, in 2014. My career included 23 years facilitating in the two Smartlabs and 13 years in traditional Industrial Arts.
avatar for Bill Steinbach

Bill Steinbach

STEM Teacher, Northwood Junior High School
Bill Steinbach is a middle-school STEM teacher and technology leader at Northwood Junior High School in Highland Park. He has presented at both the ICE conference and NICE MiniCon. He currently runs a district-wide robotics competition for grades 4-8 and sponsors broadcasting and... Read More →


Monday June 24, 2019 1:00pm - 2:20pm
SmartLab 2

2:40pm

2:40pm

Making Electricity with Squishy and Crazy Circuits
Speakers
PM

Penelope Moody

Curriculum Writer, Creative Learning Systems


Monday June 24, 2019 2:40pm - 4:00pm
SmartLab 1
 
Tuesday, June 25
 

10:40am

iPad Master Class
Speakers
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Director of Academic Services, Creative Learning Systems
Director of Academic Services at Creative Learning Systems. I was a teacher for the past 10 years (secondary Math and Science certified) became an administrator, and worked as the Director of Technology for the Korea International School in Jeju-do South Korea.Interesting Fact: I... Read More →
avatar for Tammy Partlow

Tammy Partlow

STEM Teacher, Rawlins Middle School
Tammy Partlow facilitates the Middle School STEM program in Rawlins, WY. She loves all things STEM! However, Photoshop Elements, Carvey, EV3, CrazyTalk 8, and Scratch are among her favorites. She currently runs the robotics club for 6-8 grade and is the sponsor of the RMS broadcast... Read More →


Tuesday June 25, 2019 10:40am - 12:00pm
Classroom 2
 
Thursday, June 27
 

10:40am

Science and Data with Vernier
Speakers
avatar for Bill Steinbach

Bill Steinbach

STEM Teacher, Northwood Junior High School
Bill Steinbach is a middle-school STEM teacher and technology leader at Northwood Junior High School in Highland Park. He has presented at both the ICE conference and NICE MiniCon. He currently runs a district-wide robotics competition for grades 4-8 and sponsors broadcasting and... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 10:40am - 12:00pm
SmartLab 1

1:00pm

Fab@School
Speakers
PM

Penelope Moody

Curriculum Writer, Creative Learning Systems


Thursday June 27, 2019 1:00pm - 2:20pm
SmartLab 2

1:00pm

Snap Circuits Articulation
Speakers
avatar for Tammy Partlow

Tammy Partlow

STEM Teacher, Rawlins Middle School
Tammy Partlow facilitates the Middle School STEM program in Rawlins, WY. She loves all things STEM! However, Photoshop Elements, Carvey, EV3, CrazyTalk 8, and Scratch are among her favorites. She currently runs the robotics club for 6-8 grade and is the sponsor of the RMS broadcast... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Classroom 2