2017 Conference Socials

Workshops are open to all participants at the conference.  If you wish to attend any of the following workshops below you MUST pre-register.  On the registration form you will be able to check which workshops you wish to attend. 

 

THURSDAY, March 16

 

First Time Conference Attendee Social Thursday & Friday. 9:00am to 9:50am in the Boardroom   

 

If this is your first WSST Conference and you are feeling over whelmed or not sure how to make the most of the Conference or just want to meet other first time conference teachers this social is for you!  Come to the Boardroom either on Thursday or Friday where a veteran conference attendee will answer your questions and help you plan out an agenda to best suit your needs.  Free snacks will be provided.

 

Vendor Social Thursday. 4:00 pm to 6:00pm in the Vendor Hall 

 

Our vendors play a vital role during our conference.  They provide the resources we use to help us implement Gold Medal lessons.  Our Vendor Social is located in the vendor hall and is open to all participants at the conference.   This is usually a very popular social so please arrive at 4:00pm and help yourself to some free food and beer while they last.  This is a great opportunity to connect with fellow science teacher educators.  However, don’t forget to walk around and meet the vendors; they usually have some cool free “stuff’ to pass out. 

 

Membership Social Thursday.   6:30pm to 8:30pm in Westlake

Sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 

           

Going for Gold:  Vegas Style

The Membership Social is hosted by our President Tammy Huenink and is open to all participants at the conference.  This year Tammy wants us to Go For Gold Las Vegas Style as she hosts a Las Vegas night in the Westlake Room.  Stop in and enjoy some free pizza and beer while you try your luck at one of the tables.  Don’t forget to say hi to our President Tammy too.  Keep your dollars, we will have special “money” for you to use as you Go For Gold Las Vegas Style!!!

 

 

 FRIDAY, March 17

 

First Time Conference Attendee Social Thursday & Friday. 9:00am to 9:50am in the Boardroom   

 

If this is your first WSST Conference and you are feeling over whelmed or not sure how to make the most of the Conference or just want to meet other first time conference teachers this social is for you!  Come to the Boardroom either on Thursday or Friday where a veteran conference attendee will answer your questions and help you plan out an agenda to best suit your needs.  Free snacks will be provided.

 

Retiree Social Friday. 10:00am to 10:50 am in the Boardroom

           

If you are a retired science educator come join fellow retirees in the Board Room for some light morning snacks and a discussion regarding retired life and issues.

 

Higher Education Social Friday.  11:00am to 11:50 am

           

This has become an annual gathering for those in Higher Education as well as those individuals that work with pre-service teachers.  During this time the group discusses issues related to pre-service teaching and as well as other Higher Education issues. 

 

Milton Pella Banquet Friday.  5:30pm to 6:30pm (pre-banquet)   6:30pm to 8:30pm (banquet)

           

The Milton Pella Banquet the formal social during the conference.  It begins with a pre-social where beverages are available for purchase.  The banquet this year will include a buffet style dinner.  During the banquet the recipients of the various WSST awards are presented  as well as conference grant winners.  Tickets for the banquet can be purchased on the registration form.

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Comedy Sportz Show Friday.  8:30pm to ?

           

If you have not been to a Comedy Sports Show you know how much fun it can be.  If this is your first time at a Comedy Sportz Showbe prepared to laugh the night away.  The traditional format of a Comedy Sportz match features two teams of improvisational performers (players), competing in various improv games and performing scenes with audience members judging the results and awarding points.  This is a free event and all conference participants are welcome to come to the show.  We plan on having some evening snacks following the show too.

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