STEAMing It Up Conference NIU
Thursday 01/16/2020 
8:30 am Central Time

Educators in Grades K-12
Time: 8:30 am -6:00 pm 
Location: NIU  Campus

 NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at

The event  will take place on the Northern Illinois University Campus
Texas State University is providing 3 Educator Professional Development Sessions

· NASA Space Place: Gathering STEAM: Balloon Powered Rover

, Thursday session 1, 10-11 a.m. in room 260

· Picking Up TEAM with NASA Beginning Engineering, Science, and Technology,

Thursday session 2, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in room 260

· NASA Robotics Races: Learning to Code with a Kinesthetic Activity,

Friday session 2, 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in room 105

Susan Kohler is the current Education Professional Development Specialist at Glenn Research Center and serves the states of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Minnesota. She has more than 25 years of progressively responsible K-12 educational leadership experience. She has served as Asst. Principal, Principal, Curriculum Director, Math/Science Consultant and Asst. Superintendent. Susan taught science for 13 years at the high school level. Her expertise in STEM and professional development is combined with her knowledge of new technology trends and innovative instructional strategies. Susan holds a Master’s in Education Administration from Bowling Green State College as well as a Bachelors degree of Science in Biological Sciences with the emphasis on Neurophysiology from Ramapo College in New Jersey.