2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

Career Awareness and Exploration in Museum Youth Programs: Meeting Future Needs Now

Monday, October 23, 2017: 9:15 AM-10:30 AM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Robby Callahan Schreiber, Science Museum of Minnesota
Summer Scarlatelli, Museum of Discovery and Science, Rachel Carpenter, Children's Discovery Museum, Leah Kalish, California Academy of Sciences and Aki Shibata Pliner, Science Museum of Minnesota

Science Centers are the epicenter of STEM education for communities and can impact individual’s career awareness. Explore how four centers from across the country have developed programs to address STEM workforce needs, helping direct and assist youth to identify career paths in STEM fields, and in turn, strengthening their communities.