Registration Information

Student Day- March 7 @ the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, Danville 

Thank you for your interest in attending this year's Summit! Nearly every high school within our eight city and county region is participating! Each school has a designated number of student attendees. Students interested in participating in this year's Summit should contact their school. Students can only be registered through their high school; there is no online registration for students.

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Educator & Community/Industry Leader Day- March 8 @ the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, Danville 

Thank you for your interest in attending this year's Summit! There are several registration options built for your individual needs, please select the option that best suits your occupation.

Educators (8:00am-3:35pm*): We'll have a full day of K-12, STEM-H educator workshops scheduled along with a keynote presentation, networking with regional community & industry leaders, and the SOVA STEM-H Education & Industry Achievement Awards, where we will recognize exemplary efforts being made by businesses, educators and other organizations surrounding STEM-H education in Southern Virginia. Come acquire new tools, curriculum, and other resources to utilize in your classroom while earning a certificate for CEUs! ($25)

Non-profit & Business/Industry Leaders (12:30-2:15pm; optional Education & Industry Panel 2:25-3:25pm*): Do you have a vested interest in the future workforce of Southern Virginia being skilled in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and/or Health? Would you like to help us build a better pipeline for STEM-H education in our region? Please join us for the keynote presentation, network with area educators, and attend the SOVA STEM-H Education & Industry Achievement Awards, where we will recognize exemplary efforts being made by businesses, educators and other organizations surrounding STEM-H education in Southern Virginia. You are welcome to attend morning Educator Workshops should your schedule permit. ($25- nonprofit; $35 business (1) or $60 (2) *Your fee helps subsidize the cost for two educator attendees*)

 

Online Registration will open January 2nd.

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PRESENT

Do you have a favorite lab activity or lesson that you'd love to share with your peers? Are you passionate about integrating technology in the classroom and want to share that passion with others? Would you like to take part in energizing over 200 regional high school students about STEM-H fields?

Consider joining us as a Student Exploratory Session Facilitator or an Educator Workshop Presenter.

Deadline for submissions is Dec. 22nd.

AWARDS

We are currently accepting nominations for the 2018 SOVA STEM-H Education & Industry Achievement awards:

  • Community Champion for STEM-H Education
  • STEM-H Educator of the Year
  • Innovative STEM-H Program of the Year
  • Elite STEM-H Education & Industry Partnership Award

The nomination window will close Janurary 30th.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

This event would be impossible without the generosity & support of our sponsors. Sponsorship donations allow us to offer this wonderful program to our regional students completely free of charge. Please consider showing your support of STEM-H education by becoming a sponsor of the 2018 Summit.

If your organization supports students or educators in STEM-H we hope you'll consider participating in this year's event as an Exhibitor. Exhibitors are welcome to exhibit for one or both days of the Summit and are highly encouraged to present.