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Events, June 30, 2014

Ed Ahead and calendar listings of anticipated news releases, media advisories, upcoming visits by Superintendent Torlakson, and other newsworthy announcements.

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson to Unveil Blueprint for STEM Education

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson will hold a news conference Monday in San Francisco to announce the release of his STEM Task Force's final report, titled INNOVATE: A Blueprint for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in California Public Education.

The 55 volunteer members of the task force worked to examine five key areas: curriculum and instruction, resources and infrastructure, professional learning, testing and assessment, and community and business partnerships.

Joining Torlakson for the news conference will be Exploratorium Executive Director Dr. Dennis Bartels; Task Force Co-Chair Herb Brunkhorst; Bay Area Council Vice President Public Policy Linda Galliher, J.D.; KQED Science Executive Producer Sue Ellen McCann; 2008 California Teacher of the Year Lewis Chappelear; and Herbert Hoover Middle School graduate Kabrea Fields.

Date

Monday, June 30, 2014

Time

10 a.m.

Place

Exploratorium, Pier 15, Kanbar Forum, San Francisco

Questions: Communications | communications@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0818 
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