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STANYS ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2021


CONFERENCE 2021 

It's a P.D. Bargain

Where else can you spend two and one-half days getting this much high quality science teaching professional development at such a reasonable price?

Nov. 5- Nov. 7 2021
Friday Nov. 5- Pre-Conference Day
Saturday - Sunday
at the
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
123 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604

It's a $$ Bargain

The STANYS Annual Conference continues to be a professional development bargain, in that, the fees for registration, special events, and meals have been kept the same as 2019.

ARE YOU?


Interested
in engaging in conversations about NYSSLS and 3D instruction?

Preparing for NYSSLS implementation?

Ready to shift to a student-centered classroom that uses science practices to engage students in science content?

Looking for lessons to engage students in phenomena?

Desiring to connect with colleagues who also love teaching science?

Pursuing more "CTLE" accredited opportunities?

ARE YOU?


Interested
in learning more about NYSSLS and 3D instruction?

Need to get started on NYSSLS aligned courses?

Ready to shift to a student-centered classroom that uses science practices to engage students in science content?

Looking for lessons to engage students in phenomena?

Desiring to connect with colleagues who also love teaching science?

Pursuing more "CTLE" accredited opportunities?


Preparing for
NYSSLS implementation?

Ready to see SCIENCE IN ACTION?

YOU CAN!


Attend workshops and subject area institutes to experience:

  • Timely information for implementation
  • Strategies to make science a “verb” in your classroom
  • Meeting and sharing ideas with like minded people.

Join us at the 126th STANYS conference to find support for science practice, interpreting and implementing the  NYS science standards.

  • Sessions facilitated by recognized instructional innovators who are transitioning the new vision for science education into a reality.
  • CTLE credit available

THIS
YEAR

In-person Events & Workshops
Freedom to move among workshop/speaker sessions, attend meal sessions or pick up a "boxed" meal, visit Exhibitors and other special events such as the Awards Ceremony and "Casino Night".  Mask wearing and social distancing are strongly recommended.

Virtual Conference Option
On Saturday, spend the day exploring using storyline units that are coherent and phenomenon-driven to address Three-dimensional learning that incorporates the disciplinary core ideas, the science practices and the cross-cutting concepts.

CTLE Approved Sessions
 “CTLE Approved” sessions for teachers needing PD credits.  The total number of CTLE workshop credits available by attending the full conference is 7.  Additional credits available for the Keynote Speaker and the Friday "New Visions for Learning" event.

Meals are Included
Saturday Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Sunday Breakfast and Lunch



THIS
YEAR

Exploring Drumlins at Chimney Bluffs State Park
Friday Field Trip
This field excursion takes us to a unique, exposed section of drumlins along the shore of Lake Ontario, east of Sodus Bay. We will visit Chimney Bluffs State Park which encompasses a small section of the enormous drumlin field north of the Finger Lakes region of NYS. Thousands of years of wave action and mass wasting is creating an ever-changing landscape of cliffs with spires.  All day. Car Pooling or Drive Yourself - 60 min drive.  Fee: $15.00  (open to all teachers)


Using Student Centered Phenomena-Driven Storylines to Support the Shift to NYSSLS
Pre-Conference Friday
Join New Visions for Public Schools on Friday, November 5st from 8:30am - 3:00pm for a full day of professional learning with New Visions' free high school science instructional materials.  The focus curriculums are Biology and Earth & Space Science.  All HS Science Teaches welcome!  You do not have to be a Conference registrant.  Workshop has a fee ($125) and includes a Continental Breakfast and Lunch.


Friday Evening Trivia Contest
Friday Evening Dinner Event
This is a special Friday evening pre-conference dinner event. This is an option found on the Conference Registration Forms.


Alan Seidman, Annual Conference Chair 
stanysconference@stanys.org 
845-417-7284  


Contact information:
STANYS
P.O. Box 2121
Liverpool, NY 13089

webmaster@stanys.org


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