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LANLF: STEAM Day At Roundhouse Today

on January 17, 2019 - 10:32am
LANLF News:
 
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANLF) Foundation is convening a press conference this morning at the Roundhouse Rotunda, bringing together education leaders and advocates to speak in support of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) education and workforce development in New Mexico.
 
Confirmed speakers are:
  • Lieutenant Governor of the State of New Mexico Howie Morales,
  • Cabinet Secretary for Department of Workforce Solutions Bill McCamley,
  • Senator Mimi Stewart,
  • NM Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard,
  • New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu,
  • Air Force Research Lab New Mexico Technology Engagement Director Matt Fetrow,
  • Explora STEM Education & Workforce Development Center Director Allison Brody, and
  • LANL Foundation CEO Jenny Parks
 
The press conference corresponds with STEAM DAY at the Legislature that runs through 2 p.m. today, where 24 STEAM-focused education programs and organizations from throughout the state will be on display with hands-on learning activities.
 
The goal of STEAM DAY and the corresponding press conference is to inspire and inform leaders, policy makers, and the larger community about the important role STEAM education and career development play in shaping the future of New Mexico.
 
Further showing STEAM in action, the Taos-based media program True Kids 1, in collaboration with UNM-Taos, will have youth journalists on hand to film, interview and produce live broadcast interviews throughout the day and show the press conference in its entirety.
 
View livestream on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LANL.Foundation/

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