This will be a Salon on STEM education at the elementary and high school levels with a focus on the importance of engaging young girls in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics throughout their school careers and in to their adult lives.
We will begin the evening at 6 pm with STEM demonstrations featuring students from area schools.
Our main event will start at 7 pm and feature the screening of several TED videos as well as a TEDx talk by Dr. Patty Fagin. We will conclude the evening with a moderate discussion on the topic of STEM education.
Patty L. Fagin, PhD, is Head of School at the all-girls Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, New Jersey. Dr. Fagin has 35 years of experience in the field of education, including work as both a teacher and administrator in independent schools, the public education system and special education. In addition, she has instructed university coursework in education at the graduate level.
Dr. Fagin was awarded her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction, holds an Education Specialist Degree in Secondary and Special Education Administration, a Master’s Degree in Media Communications and a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education.