Wednesday, July 19, 2017

[Yasmin_discussions] Fwd: STEAM - CTE briefing


well well- the US government cant decide anything
but tomorrow they are holding public hearings on stem to steam !!!!!



We want to make you aware of a briefing tomorrow that is being hosted
by the STEAM Caucus and the CTE Caucus. The briefing will begin at
10:00 a.m. in 2212 Rayburn. Panelists and members of Congress will
discuss opportunities to integrate arts and design skills into CTE
programs, and they will discuss the value of teaching students
creative thinking along with in-demand technical skills.

Please RSVP to or


Adrian (Rep. Bonamici) and Patrick (Rep. Stefanik)

The Congressional STEAM and CTE Caucuses invite you to…

A Briefing on STEAM and CTE:

Adding "Art and Design" to STEM Career and Technical Education

Thursday, July 20, 10am – 11am

2212 Rayburn

Dear Colleague,

As co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional STEAM and Career and
Technical Education Caucuses, we invite you and your staff to a
briefing entitled STEAM and CTE: Adding "Art and Design" to STEM
Career and Technical Education on Thursday, July 20, from 10am-11am in
2212 Rayburn.

Art and Design offer new models for creative problem-solving and
interdisciplinary partnerships and help distinguish American products
in a global marketplace. In classrooms and industry, Art and Design
play an essential role in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
(STEM) education, advancing STEM research and strengthening American

STEAM education incorporates art into STEM curricula by using
project-based teaching to foster students' creativity, design
thinking, tech literacy, collaboration, and problem-solving. This sets
students up for success in STEM fields and helps them develop the
tools to be successful in post-secondary education and in the

This briefing will highlight the ways incorporating STEAM into CTE
programs will help America develop a thriving education to career

Panelists include:

· Babette Allina, Director of Government Relations, Rhode
Island School of Design

· Theresa Peterson, Manager-External Affairs & Technology
Programs, GE Global Research

· Danielle Meyer, Technology and Engineering Teacher,
Washington and Lee High School

· Daniel Grumbles, Student, Arlington Public Schools

We need innovators, thinkers, and creative problem-solvers to succeed
in the global economy of the 21st Century. We hope that you will
attend this briefing to learn about the value of adding Art and Design
to CTE. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Kerry
McKittrick with Rep. Langevin at or
Adrian Anderson with Rep. Bonamici at


Jim Langevin
Suzanne Bonamici

Member of Congress
Member of Congress

Glenn 'GT' Thompson
Elise Stefanik

Member of Congress
Member of Congress

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