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Free virtual seminar planned for Oct. 20

Georgia Tech Savannah will host the next event in its Learners & Leaders series – Highlights of K12 STEAM/STEM Education in Rural Georgia – from 8-9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20.

This free, virtual seminar will present an expert panel from rural parts of Georgia who will discuss what STEAM/STEM looks like for them and share some best practices. This includes sharing insights on the challenges and successes related to bringing STEAM/STEM into their schools and districts.

The lineup of expert panelists includes:

* Chris Anderson – Principal, Liberty County Schools

* Katie Chastain – Workforce Development Consultant

* Samantha Keyfauver – Instructional Coach, Evans County Schools

* Dr. Alana Simmons – Project Director, GEAR Up Dougherty

"This is all about celebrating STEAM/STEM in every corner of Georgia. These individuals and the communities they serve face unique regional challenges that have resulted in showcase worthy approaches to high quality STEAM/STEM education,” said Tim Cone, Georgia Tech CEISMC Program Director. “As a statewide organization, we are fortunate to work with them to bring their insight to others in Georgia looking to implement similar programming through this panel discussion.”

Georgia Tech-Savannah’s Learners & Leaders Breakfast Series provides established and emerging leaders the opportunity to gain knowledge on current, relevant, and interesting topics relevant to the business community.

For more information or to register for the free program on Oct. 20, visit

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