“Norwin School District was honored to be a co-sponsor of this first-class event, and we credit ASSET STEM Education for their tremendous drive to improve upon previous years’ conferences,” said Dr. William Kerr, Norwin Superintendent of Schools. “It was a gathering of STEM stakeholders across the state who are passionate about inspiring a better future for Pennsylvania's students.”
Norwin School District co-sponsored last year’s conference with ASSET in Pittsburgh after having created the conference in Westmoreland County in 2012.
Dr. Cynthia Pulkowski, executive director at ASSET STEM Education, provided the welcome, and Governor Tom Corbett provided the opening remarks.
Attendees traveled from New York, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia, and right here in western Pennsylvania to learn from presenters who shared best practices at nearly 40 breakout sessions throughout the day. The keynote speakers were Randall Dearth, President and CEO, Calgon Carbon Corporation; Gamal Sherif, Educator, Science Leadership Academy; and Doug Jensen, Associate Vice President, Workforce Education and Economic Development, Westmoreland County Community College. Dr. Kerr, Norwin Superintendent of Schools, introduced keynote speaker Mr. Jensen.