Building Partnerships While Breaking Silos: Reinventing Place-based Outreach in Rural and Remote Communities (Poster Presentation)

Sunday, September 30, 2018: 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Exhibit Halls AB (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Beth Nickel, Chief Learning Officer, Arizona Science Center
Presenters:
Kal Mannis, Board member, Bisbee Science Exploration and Research Center and Beth Nickel, Chief Learning Officer, Arizona Science Center

Explore innovative, place-based strategies for engaging rural audiences in STEM. Research findings and lessons learned will be shared from the Rural Activation and Innovation Network (RAIN), a project funded by the (U.S.) National Science Foundation that was designed to empower rural communities. Participants will identify ways to apply this model within their own contexts.

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