2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

STEM Community Partnerships: Strategies and Resources for Developing Collaborations and Reaching New Audiences

Sunday, October 22, 2017: 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Rae Ostman, Science Museum of Minnesota
Session Moderator:
Rae Ostman, Science Museum of Minnesota
Brad Herring, Museum of Life + Science, Ali Jackson, Sciencenter, Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota, Keith Ostfeld, Children's Museum of Houston and Elizabeth Kollmann, Museum of Science

This session presents strategies, ready-to-use resources, and case studies of successful museum-community partnerships, focusing on mutually beneficial collaborations to reach underserved audiences. Presenters will share products, stories, and evaluation results from a national project, Museum and Community Partnerships, implemented in 100 communities across the United States, and facilitate audience discussion.