Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce
FACC and P.I.E. Host STEM Summit
by Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce on March 13th, 2014

Local educators, students and business leaders joined together Wednesday, March 12th at Fabick CAT, 1 Fabick Drive, Fenton MO 63026.

The 2014 STEM Summit aimed to strengthen K-12 STEM education throughout St. Louis and Jefferson County, bringing together those who support and play a role in STEM education for the purpose of encouraging students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. The Summit connected students and other individuals with those businesses and higher education institutions which offer STEM courses in an interactive, hands-on format. This conference was organized by the Partners in Education from Rockwood School District along with the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce.
 
Attendees at the Summit had the opportunity to view STEM projects from local area schools such as Lindbergh, Northwest, Rockwood, Vianney and Special School District. In addition, Dr. Pam Keck, National Corn Grower Association Director of BioFuels was the Key Note Speaker. The Summit concluded with a Roundtable Discussion revolving around how educators and business can work together to better educate and guide students into STEM professions.
 
About Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce promotes, supports and represents businesses in the City of Fenton and both unincorporated St. Louis and Jefferson County areas of Fenton for the betterment of its members and the community. For more information, click here.
 
About Rockwood School District Partners in Education
Partners in Education (PIE) links community resources to Rockwood classrooms. PIE facilitators partner with volunteers willing to share their expertise or special talents with students.  This community connection enhances curriculum, making learning more meaningful and relevant for students. For more information visit rockwood.k12.mo.us/pie 


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