2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

From Nice to Necessary: Lessons from Identifying and Supporting Productive STEM Programs in Out-of-school Settings

Sunday, October 22, 2017: 3:00 PM-4:15 PM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Nina Nolan, Museum of Science
Session Moderator:
Bronwyn Bevan, University of Washington
Andrea Motto, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, Claire Lannoye-Hall, Detroit Zoological Society, Aiyana Machado, Science Museum of Minnesota and Shona Ramchandani, Science Museum of Minnesota

Out-of-school time programming is often seen as a “nice to have,” and too often focused on resources that we think our communities need. Four institutions share programs that are engagingresponsive, and connected, pushing them to the “necessary” category--both for the community and for the organization.