The Indiana STEM Education Conference is an annual meeting of STEM educators and stakeholders designed to support K-12 STEM education by sharing effective practices in STEM teaching and learning. The conference is hosted by Purdue University’s Center for Advancing the Teaching and Learning and Learning of STEM (CATALYST).

The Indiana STEM Education Conference meets in January and includes four strands: STEM Instructional Strategies, STEM Curriculum and Resources, STEM Career Exposure, and STEM Education Research. Starting in 2021, research presentations have been published as proceedings in the form of posters or briefs. Research posters or briefs must include an abstract, be single spaced, use APA 7 formatting, and be a maximum of 1 page including references.

Timeline for research proposals and publication:

  • Submission of proposal abstract: late October
  • Notification of acceptance of abstract: November
  • Submission of full poster or brief for review: mid-December
  • Final submission of poster or brief for publication: mid-January

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