Speaker and Expo Events

Program Details

  • Thursday, November 30, 2023
  • 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
  • Vendor Information
  • Contact Ryan Venner
  • Directions

Come explore STEM with us!

Hosted by

Sponsored By


  • Featured Speaker and Sponsor

    Múkami Kinoti Kimotho
    CEO and Chief Girl Crusader of
    Royelles - Gaming for Girls
    Females in Gaming | Awareness of Providing Equitable Experiences


    PDE Mini-Session Speakers

    Tammie Peffer
    Environment and Ecology Content Advisor
    PA Department of Education

    David Bauman
    Science Advisor
    PA Department of Education

    Vendor Mini Sessions

    Activate Learning 
    BrainPOP Science
    Discovery Education 
    IXL Learning 
    Savvas Learning Company 
    Science Explorers  

Description & Agenda

  • Join educators, experts, and providers to discover STEM solutions that inspire authentic exploration. Learn how to engage students in exploration and tinker with STEM and assistive tech at the Innovation Playground.

    Gain firsthand experience to develop a plan for practical classroom application. Attend the mini-workshops at the Innovation Connection to learn how to implement specific solutions and integrate associated activities into the curriculum. 

    8:30 am Sign-in opens
    8:30 am to 1:30 pm Innovation Playground
    9:30 am to 11:30 am Innovation Connection Mini-Sessions
    12:00 pm Lunch available
    12:30 pm Featured Speaker: Múkami Kinoti Kimotho, CEO and Chief Girl Crusader of Royelles - Gaming for Girls
    1:15 pm to 1:45 pm: Raffles & Closing

    The Innovation Playground provides opportunities to discuss and collaborate on the integration of STEM learning experiences and to tinker with new technologies. The playground features the latest in STEM and the new science standard educational tools, toys and resources. Participants interact with products, consultants and providers. Gaining first-hand experience is the first step to developing a solid plan for practical application in classrooms and schools.

    The Innovation Connection is a series of mini-workshops that explore how to implement specific solutions, how to integrate associated activities into the curriculum and what to expect in terms of outcomes. Expo participants will be able to opt into the sessions on site.


Participating Vendors

Explore these products at the Expo!

  • Coding and Robotics
  • Coding and Electronics
  • Coding and Robotics
  • Coding and Robotics
  • Building and Coding
  • Early Ed Robotics
  • Interactive Boards
  • Indoor Hydroponics
  • Laser Cutters
  • Shared Immersive VR