Calendar of Events


May


30 Saturday
River City Water Festival at the Grand Rapids Public Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information visit: groundswellmi.org


June


15-18 Monday - Thursday
STEPS (Science Technology & Engineering Preview Summer) Camp for Girls Camp on the Grand Valley State University Pew campus in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. Participants must be female, Michigan residents, between the ages of 11-13, currently in the 6th grade, and entering 7th grade in the fall of 2015. More information is available at www.gvsu.edu/steps or by calling the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing Student Services office at (616) 331-6025.  Registration is closed.

16-18  Tuesday - Thursday
MEECS Summer Workshop Series, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in Mackinac Hall, GVSU Allendale campus. Topics covered are Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Climate Change, and Water Quality. For more information about the workshop and to register, download the workshop brochure. For more information about the MEECS program, visit the MEECS website or contact Karen Meyers at (616) 331-2515 or meyersk@gvsu.edu

22-25 Monday – Thursday
STEPS (Science Technology & Engineering Preview Summer) Camp for Girls Camp on the Grand Valley State University Pew campus in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. Participants must be female, Michigan residents, between the ages of 11-13, currently in the 6th grade, and entering 7th grade in the fall of 2015. More information is available at www.gvsu.edu/steps or by calling the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing Student Services office at (616) 331-6025. Registration will is closed.

23-25 Tuesday-Thursday
Grandparents, Grandkids, and Grand Valley (G3) Summer Camp. Please visit www.gvsu.edu/g3 for more information.


July


13-16 Monday-Thursday
sHaPe (Summer Health Activities and Professions Exploration) Camp, held at the GVSU Cook-DeVos Center for Health Services in downtown Grand Rapids. Participants must be between the ages of 12-15 and in 7th or 8th grade.  More information may be found here.  Registration is closed.

28-30 Tuesday-Thursday
The 66th Annual Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Institute and Conference in Traverse City.   For more information, visit the website.


August


6-7 Thursday-Friday
GVSU’s CESME offers Sustainable Food Workshop for Secondary Education and College Teachers on the Allendale Campus.  To register or for more information, email CESMEmail@gmail.com with your contact information.

13-14 Thursday-Friday
GVSU’s CESME offers Guided Inquiry into Energy Technology Workshop for College and Secondary Education Teachers on the Allendale Campus. To register or for more information, email CESMEmail@gmail.com with contact information, teaching experience, and reasons for interest.


September


17 Thursday
Three-Act Tasks in a Secondary Math Class at for OAISD Middle and High School Math Teachers at Ottawa Area ISD. See details on the website or contact Chelsea Ridge. Continues October 2 and December 15, 2015.

30 Wednesday
Effective, Engaging Methods for Writing in Science for Secondary science teachers with Kathy Agee and Karen Meyers, GVSU RMSC at Montcalm Area ISD – Hamler Administration Building, Stanton, MI. See details on the website. Continues October 27, 2015.


November


5-7 Thursday - Saturday
The 5th annual Great Lakes Place-Based Education Conference will be in Grand Rapids. For more information visit the website.

7 Monday
Genetic Update Conference with Sam Rhine.  GVSU Allendale campus.  Details coming soon at samrhine.com .

7 Saturday
Third Annual Math-Team-Matics Competition for students grade 7th-10th hosted by Grand Valley State University’s Department of Mathematics and the Regional Math and Science Center on the Allendale Campus from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $75.00 for a team of 5 students and 1 coach. $10 for each additional lunch.  Visit http://bit.ly/MathTeam for example questions and additional information or contact Chelsea Ridge.

18 Wednesday
Fall Science Update , Integrating STEM by Design!, at the Allendale Campus in The Russel H. Kirkhof Center. See details here.


February 2016


26 Saturday
Math In Action for PreK – 12 teachers, prospective teachers, curriculum directors, and college and university mathematics faculty at the GVSU Allendale campus. See details here.