2:15-3.00       Breakout Discussions


•  The Two-Year Mathematics Curriculum


•  Outreach, Recruitment, and Mentoring in STEM


•  Transfer from Two-Year to Four-Year STEM

        Discussion Questions


•  How does this issue (e.g., transfer) affect teacher quality in STEM?


•  What are the next steps in this area to improve student pathways in STEM?


•  What institutional, state, or federal policies are needed, including financial aid policies?


•  What steps can you take now to improve student pathways?


•  What further research is needed to guide policy and practice?

3:00       Merging of Groups by Topic

3:15       Break

3:30       Reports from Breakout Groups—George Boggs

4:00       Realizing the potential of community colleges in the evolving STEM education landscape: Next steps for practice, policy, and research


•  Committee Members' Reflections


•  Martha J. Kanter, Under Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education


•  V. Celeste Carter, National Science Foundation


•  General Discussion

5:00       Adjourn

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