January 06, 2006

Science in the South Conference set for March 10

by Tara Livesay

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the Illinois Science Teachers Association will present the 10th annual Science in the South Conference on March 10.

Any science-related, technology-oriented commercial and non-commercial companies and organizations that would be of interest to kindergarten-12th grade science/agricultural teachers and administrators are invited to have exhibits.

The conference will offer science-related workshops and presentations for K-12 science teachers and administrators. Hands-on, applied and activity-oriented workshops designed to meet the professional development plans of teachers will be offered.

Science in the South is set for 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 10 at the SIUC Student Center. Cost for participants is $65, which includes lunch.

There will be three sessions with multiple presentations in each. All educators are invited to present science-related topics that would be of interest to K-12 science teachers and administrators. Each presenter will receive a complimentary conference registration and lunch.

For more information, contact SIUC's Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit the Web site at www.dce.siu.edu.

Providing continuing education opportunities for professionals is among the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the blueprint the University is following as it approaches its 150th anniversary in 2019.