Explore Your Opportunities - The Sky's the Limit!
April 12, 2014
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Riverdale (Bronx), New York
Our 11th Annual EYO conference was held successfully on April 12, 2014.
The workshop information for EYO 2014 is available.
You can check out the links for
the workshops, the registration form and the
Brain Games Workshop
There are many ways to help sponsor this
If you are interested in making a cash donation, the donation form is provided.
For in-kind donations, please contact us.
You may also contribute by placing an advertisement in our Conference Journal by using the
form provided. You are welcome to
contact us for more details.
Planning Meeting Schedule:
Conference organizers will meet once a month as shown below.
All meetings will be held at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in the
Founders Hall (formerly the Administration Building), unless otherwise noted.
- Friday, October 4: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
- Saturday, November 9: 9 - 11 am
- Friday, December 6: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
- Saturday, January 11: 9 - 11 am
- Friday, February 7: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
- Saturday, March 1: 9 - 11 am
- Friday, April 4: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
- Thursday, April 10: Stuffing Day, 2 - 6 pm in the Hudson Heights Room near the cafeteria
- Saturday, April 12: Conference, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
- Saturday, May 3: Wrap-up Meeting, 9:30 - 11:30 am
For more information, contact Lorrin Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Saturday, May 3, 1PM to 5PM, Hommocks Middle School, Larchmont, NY
STEM learning for all ages: professional exhibits, workshops, hands-on activities, STEM experts,
community exhibit hall, vendors, and cool career roundtables.
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Rethinking STEM-D Education: A One-Day Conference on May 15 at Pace University
In this one-day conference, educators and researchers will present their teaching strategies on a variety of
STEM-D topics including robotics, Scratch programming, lunar rover design, roller coaster physics, MaKey MaKey,
3D printing, game design, digital design lab, MakerSpace, and nature and science for young children.
Keynote addresses by Stephen Jacobs and Vicki Cobb. May 15, 2014, 8:30 – 4:00 p.m., Pace Graduate Center, 1 Martine Ave.,
White Plains, NY 10606. Registration fee $25. Contact: Sandra Flank, 914-238-8240, email@example.com
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part of “Hour of Code,” a nationwide campaign embraced by President Obama and featuring free tutorials by Facebook
founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft titan Bill Gates that are designed to get U.S. students interested in
computer science. Through its Web site, Hour of Code offers lessons in computer coding that are aimed at every age group.
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