Math and science conference highlights partnership



TUSKEGEE, Ala. (August 19, 2013) — Tuskegee University hosted the annual conference for Math and Science Partnership: A NanoBio Science Partnership for the Alabama Black Belt Region on Aug. 17. Themed “Innovation in Science Teaching and Learning,” the conference featured presentations from educators and scientists from around the nation. Held in the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Tuskegee University, Ella Bell, District 5 representative for the Alabama State Board of Education and Thomas Bice, Alabama State Superintendent of Education were the opening speakers. There were also remarks by Shaik Jeelani, the partnership’s principal investigator, and Tuskegee University President Gilbert L. Rochon. 

The concurrent sessions covered topics such as building teacher capacity, improving children’s attention and attention-related neural responses, use of nanotechnology in the future of diabetes management. For more information about the partnership and the Math and Science Partnership scholarship, go to:

Audience at the conference.

© 2013 Tuskegee University

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