Events and Contests

UPCOMING ActivitiesPhoto of Events Notice Board

April, 2014 - $$$ for Scholars Fair

  • 2nd Annual $$$ for Scholars Fair in the Keith D.McFarland Science Building Atrium

LeoTeach STEM Teacher Colloquium

Those Who Can, Teach

“Those who can, teach.” essay contest.  Spring of 2014.  Part of the 2nd Annual $$$ for Scholars Fair.

Current & Prospective STEM Master Teacher Nominees

STEM Exemplary Practicing Teachers & STEM Exemplary Potential Teachers.  Science and mathematics teachers who are LeoTeach mentors will be eligible for nomination by the university liaisons (i.e., Becky Adams, Susan Bishop, Elena Cox, Gil Naizer, and Mark Reid) for the practicing teacher recognition.  In turn, each of those nominees will be eligible to nominate a student who shows exceptional potential for teaching.  Look for upcoming announcements.

PAST Activities

August 19, 2013 - LeoTeach Visiting Scholar

  • LeoTeach Visiting Scholar Louise Caldwell, Ph.D., co-founder of Cadwell Collaborative from 9-3:30 pm in EdSouth 104 on the A&M-Commerce campus.
  • Presentation:  Sustainability Education Big Ideas
  • Curriculum Shifts:  What to keep, change, start doing
  • Gallery Walk:  Exemplary Student Work PK-12
  • Shared Readings over Lunch (Beautiful Work (Berger) Sustainability Content Standards (Cloud Institute).  Lunch will be provided.
  • World Café.  Appreciating what we already do.  Making a one-course shift

May 13-17, 2013 – Engineering & Technology TAMU-Commerce Pre-service STEM Teacher Workshop

  • Engineering & Technology TAMU-Commerce Pre-service STEM Teacher Workshop is a 2013 Metroplex Technology Business Council Tech Titans of the Future University Finalist. The Department of Engineering & Technology hosted a one-week workshop, May 13th – 17th, for pre-service teachers who were teaching in STEM fields.  The goal of the workshop was to introduce the field of engineering, with an overview of its various disciplines and the engineering design process and differences between it and scientific inquiry method.  The workshop included hands-on projects and experiences that demonstrated practical applications of concepts learned and to be taught.  In addition, participants had the opportunity to tour and engage engineers at a local engineering company.  To top it off, participants received a $250 stipend for their time and effort.
  • TAMU-Commerce Pre-service STEM Teacher Workshop (aka pre-engineering camp), a part of the TAMU System Engineering Network
    • The goal was to recruit, train, and retain more highly qualified STEM teachers who know and use engineering applications with their students. The workshop included hands-on projects and experiences that demonstrated practical applications of concepts learned and to be taught. In addition, participants had the opportunity to tour and engage engineers at a local engineering company.  To top it off, we provided a $250 stipend for their time and effort.
    • May 13-17, 2013
    • 10 completers
      • 7 female, 3 male
      • 2 African American, 1 Hispanic / Latino, 7 White
      • 4 math 4-8, 3 math 8-12, 2 science 4-8, 1 science 8-12
      • 5 had completed student teaching, 5 had not

April 23, 2013 – $$$ for Scholars Fair

  • 1st Annual $$$ for Scholars Fair in the Keith D.McFarland Science Building Atrium