Panel to Examine STEM Education

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Increasing the number of students earning science, technology, engineering and math degrees is the topic of a panel discussion Thursday in Indianapolis. The Indy Chamber says education experts and high-tech employers will examine the steps being taken to attract more young people to consider careers in the STEM fields. March 12, 2014

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INDIANAPOLIS - Tomorrow, the Indy Chamber will host a panel of STEM education experts and employers of high-tech talent to discuss steps our community is taking to increase the number of students obtaining degrees in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Members of the business community, educators, and community leaders have been invited to attend this interactive discussion.

The panel, moderated by Robert L. Smith, Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility, Eli Lilly and Company and President, Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, will include:

Erin L. Albert, MBA, PharmD, JD,

Director of Continuing Education & Preceptor Development,

Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Dr. Vince Bertram,

President and Chief Executive Officer, Project Lead The Way

Charlie Feldhaus, Ed.D.,

Associate Professor and Chair of Graduate Programs and

Co-Director, STEM Education Research Institute (SERI)

Wendy Stein,

Head of North American IT, Roche Diagnostics

What:

Ask the Experts: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Education panel

When:

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Where:

Old National Centre

Indianapolis, IN Source: Indy Chamber