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California Department of Education
Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
August 22, 2018

Dear County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and Principals:

Register for the 2018 California STEAM Symposium

Join thousands of California STEAM educators for two days of professional learning, collaboration, and inspiration.

The 2018 California STEAM Symposium will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center on October 28–29, 2018. Co-hosted by the Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation, the California Department of Education, and the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, this annual event is the largest gathering of its kind and attracts more than 3,000 teachers, administrators, students, higher education representatives, program providers, and philanthropic, and industry partners from across California.

The California STEAM Symposium is a rigorous, collaborative, and inspiring professional learning conference that showcases innovative approaches to teaching and learning happening across the state. Educators leave with hands-on strategies and resources for best practices that support high-quality science, technology, engineering, art, and math education for all students.

Register today! Prices go up on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Group registration discounts are available.

This year’s Symposium will feature world-class keynote speakers—including actor LeVar Burton, more than 250 high-quality presentations, 100+ exhibitors offering classroom solutions and other education innovations, a large hands-on Makerspace, student showcasing their work, time to collaborate with your team, and opportunities to engage with leaders and fellow educators in STEAM learning and industry.

For more information about the Symposium and registration, visit the California STEAM Symposium web page at


Tom Torlakson


Last Reviewed: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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