Also, we want to let the DEN know that Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell will be part of the first ever Science Matters National Town Hall Meeting on Science Education on Friday, March 19 at the Millennium Hall in the Loews Hotel. At the National Town Hall science educators, school administrators, and other invited guests will engage with Governor Rendell and other panel members about the state of science education and key initiatives that are helping teachers to prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century.
In addition to Gov. Rendell, the panel will include Carlos Contreras, US Education Director, Intel Corporation and invited guests from the Department of Education and the National Science Foundation.
To register for the conference and attend the town hall, visit www.nsta.org/philadelphia.