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Summit 75%+ full, build your schedule


The 2024 Ohio STEM Innovation Summit is fast approaching, and tickets are selling out quickly! We’re thrilled to announce that more than 75% of the tickets have already been sold. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and grow with Ohio’s vibrant STEM community.

The Ohio STEM Learning Network has curated a diverse range of expert-led sessions designed to equip you with innovative strategies and insights to enhance your classroom learning environment. You can now view the full conference schedule with room assignments to plan your day at the summit.

“The Ohio STEM Innovation Summit provides the perfect opportunity to connect with our fellow educators and STEM supporters from across the state. The diversity of perspectives, experiences, and areas of expertise allows for such robust conversation. We couldn’t miss the chance to present, not only to share from our own lens, but to soak up ideas from others,” said Stephanie Adams Taylor, Director of Strategic Partnerships for the The Dayton Regional STEM School and Dayton STEM Hub Co-Director.

Below, you’ll find a table of session titles and presenter names to give you a sneak peek into the wealth of knowledge and expertise you can expect at the summit.

The 2024 Ohio STEM Innovation Summit is more than just an event – it’s a chance to be part of building tomorrow together. The Ohio STEM Learning Network team can’t wait to see you there!

Secure your tickets now and join the network in shaping the future of STEM education in Ohio.



Type & ID

Creating and Executing a STEM Culture: Building a Brand that is the Model for Excellence

India Wilson, Principal, Reynoldsburg City Schools – STEM Middle at Baldwin Road Junior High (2023 Excellence in STEM Leadership awardee)

Learning Lab, ID: 4042

Why STEM? – A candid conversation about navigating the landscape of STEM education

Dr. Robin Fisher, Superintendent / Dayton Hub Director (2023 Outstanding Service awardee), Stephanie Adams Taylor, Director of Strategic Partnerships / Dayton Hub Director

Leveraging Community, ID: 4478

Coaching Genius: Empowering Student Voice in the STEM Classroom

Jocelyn Browning, STEM Coordinator, The PAST Foundation

Learning Hop, ID: 4482

Culturally Responsive STEM: School-wide Practices for Belonging

Latasha Turner, Principal, Summit Road STEM Elementary School, Sarah Redick, STEM Education Program Specialist, Ohio Department Of Education and Workforce

Listen to Learn, ID: 4435

From Elementary School to STEMM Academy: Establishing a STEMM Identity and Culture

Cynthia Madanski, Instructional Coach, Hawkins STEMM Academy, Toledo Public Schools, Lisa Barton, Art Teacher, Hawkins STEMM Academy, Toledo Public Schools

Listen to Learn, ID: 4340

Let’s Get Personal! Personalized Learning in the Elementary STEM classroom

Dana Letts, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Chillicothe City School District (2020 Excellence in STEM Leadership awardee), Heather Tarlton, STEM Facilitator, Chillicothe City School District

Learning Lab, ID: 4454

Move the Needle with Personalized Learning

Andrea Bennett, Instructional Coach, McKinley STEMM Academy, Toledo Public Schools, Michelle Thielen, Teacher, McKinley STEMM Academy, Toledo Public Schools

Learning Lab, ID: 4471

Rebel with a Cause – Using Out-of-Box, Systems Thinking to Innovatively Address Problems of Practice

Krista Miller, High School Principal, Metro Early College High School

Listen to Learn, ID: 4496

What Now?

Marisa Saelzler, Educator, Just Good Teaching, Anne Hribar, Educator, Just Good Teaching

Leveraging Community, ID: 4437

Igniting Deep Learning: Practical Strategies to Cultivate Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Innovation

Mark Tremayne, Director of Innovation & Extended Learning, Hilliard City Schools; Susan Cook, Innovation and Discovery Specialist, Hoffman Trails Elementary School; Carrie Higginbotham, Innovation and Discovery Specialist, Alton Darby Creek Campus K-2

Learning Lab, ID: 4501

Branching Out: A Treehouse Hideaway for Houseplants

Monica Cornell, Intervention Specialist, Hawkins STEMM Academy; Anthony Krerowicz, Intervention Specialist, Hawkins STEMM Academy

Learning Hop, ID: 4470

Building an IMAGINE-Nation! Cultivating Creativity and Design Thinking-It’s Elementary!

Dee Martindale, District STEM Coordinator, Lakewood Local Schools

Learning Lab, ID: 4393

Connecting the Dots: Unleashing the Power of Cross-Curricular Teaching

Lisa Gothard, Science/STEM Teacher, East Canton High School; David Samblanet, STEM Coordinator/teacher, East Canton High School

Listen to Learn, ID: 4461

Creating a Community of Makers in Education

Sean Kelley, Director, Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative

Learning Hop, ID: 4481

Cultivating Excellence: Personalized STEM Development for Staff

Katherine Lovell, Instructional Specialist, Akron STEM High School

Learning Lab, ID: 4205

Design Thinking Across the Curriculum

Becky Stevens, Kindergarten Teacher, Indian Hill Primary School; Amy Campa, 2nd Grade Teacher, Indian Hill Primary School; Ryan Knuppel, 2nd Grade Teacher, Indian Hill Primary School

Learning Lab, ID: 4439

Igniting Young Minds: Portable Innovation Labs for Inspired Learning

Brianna Agomessou – Portable Innovation Labs Coordinator; Ashley Price – Director of Student Experiences

Learning Lab, ID: 3998

Igniting Futures: The Revolutionary Impact of Project Lead The Way in STEM Education

Miranda Szink, Director of School Success; Cristy Cobb, Director of New District Engagement; Tiffany Shaw, Technology Specialist, Tuscarawas Valley Local Schools

Listen to Learn, ID: 4236

Unframing STEM: The Strategy of Object-Based Learning

Jeremiah Myers, Director of School and Teacher Programs, Cleveland Museum of Art; Anne Hribar, STEAM Building Leader, Incarnate Word Academy

Learning Lab, ID: 4458

Unveiling Computational Thinking Across Subjects

Renee Coley, CS Teacher/Facilitator/Curriculum and Professional Learning Developer, Reynoldsburg City Schools/Battelle and OSLN/Code.org

Learning Lab, ID: 4346

The Impact of Industry Partnerships on Learning

Dina Popa, Instructional Leader, NIHF STEM High School (2023 Excellence in STEM Partnership awardee); Rebecca Bandy, Chief Engineer, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (2023 Excellence in STEM Partnership awardee); Sam Crews, OSLN Akron Hub Director

Listen to Learn, ID: 4473

Using AI to Teach AI

Tim Melton, Vice President of Sales, Kira Learning

Listen to Learn, ID: 4479

A Winning Combination – STEM and Entrepreneurship, Helping Students Thrive in an Ever-Changing World

Ilene Frankel, Executive Director, Young Entrepreneur Institute; Jessica Dragar, Senior Manager, Outreach & Engagement, Young Entrepreneur Institute

Learning Lab, ID: 4465

Building Bridges & Opening Doors: Crafting Win-Win Community Connections for Our Students’ Diverse Needs

John Dutton, Teacher, MC2 STEM High School, Cleveland State University site; Angela Powell, Teacher, MC2 STEM High School, Cuyahoga Community College site; Jason Tout, Teacher, MC2 STEM High School, Cleveland State University site

Leveraging Community, ID: 4453

DriveOhio Educator Toolkit “Test Drive”

Rich Granger, Managing Director, Workforce Development, DriveOhio (Ohio Department of Transportation); Mary Schlueter, CEO and Founder, Partnership for Innovation in Education

Learning Lab, ID: 4467

How many Ts are in STEM?

Ted Fowler, Executive Director, Center for Youth Futures, University of Cincinnati

Learning Hop, ID: 4452

Middle School CTE as a Career Advising Strategy – Using Learning Blade and other resources for exposing students to CTE pathways

Chelsea Canterberry, Education Program Specialist JTC, CBI & Middle School Programs, Ohio

Learning Lab, ID: 4485

Some Students Simply Thrive Outside of the Classroom: Work-Based Learning Opportunities and the Maker Space

Ryan Petitti, Director of Laboratory Operations, CDME- The Ohio State University; Teri Snyder, Quality and Regulatory Program Manager, CDME- The Ohio State University

Leveraging Community, ID: 4484

Cracking the Gender Code: Girls, Confidence, and STEM

Sarah Redick, STEM Education Program Specialist, Ohio Department Of Education and Workforce; Lisa Hinkelman, Founder/CEO – Ruling Our eXperiences

Listen to Learn, ID: 4434

Making Gold Standard PBL Accessible for all Students

Whitney Buell, Principal, Indian Hill Elementary; Betsy Henning, Instructional Coach, Indian Hill Elementary; Lee Jimenez, 3rd Grade Teacher, Indian Hill Elementary

Listen to Learn, ID: 4431

STEM is NOT hands-on activities!

Amory Nance, HS Math Instructor & Department Chair, Collins Career Technical Center

Listen to Learn, ID: 4307

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