Event Downloads & Recordings

On this page you will find free downloadable event resources.


December 21, 2016
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) STEM Opportunities
James Brown, executive director of the STEM Education Coalition (Washington, D.C.), and his legislative and media relations coordinator, Lindsey Gardner will provide information on STEM opportunities with ESSA and other work that the Coalition is doing in Pennsylvania and beyond.


July 19, 2016
Family Engagement in STEM Part II
Learn how to support family engagement in STEM learning in your out-of-school time program, build better understanding of strategies for connecting families and STEM, and decide on an approach that works best for you.


June 7, 2016
Hands-On STEM 101 Part I
Understand the process of science to become better facilitators of fun, open-ended science. Workshop offered by the Franklin Institute in partnership with PSAYDN.


February 17, 2016
Making Connections to STEM Careers and Asking Purposeful Questions


September 15, 2015
Online 3D Printing and STEM Tools
Project Accelerate partners, Bob Levy, Professor of the Garfield Foundation will present an overview of all of the free STEM tools provided by the Garfield Foundation. Stan Silverman, Chair of Technology Committee for the New York State DOE and Sophia Georgiou, CEO of the Inventory, Inc. will demonstrate and discuss three dimensional printing software and how to create objects without owning and a 3 dimensional printer.


February 6, 2015
Project Accelerate II Orientation
Instructional webinar for those involved in Project Accelerate II.


September 12, 2014
Logic Models in Action (PDF)
Webinar for state afterschool networks.


Start a New STEM Program at Your Afterschool Site

Part I
Part I will present an overview of STEM in afterschool programming and resources to support the program.

Part II
Part II will take participants through the curriculum exploration process reviewing 4-5 different types of curricula.

Part III
Part III will discuss the actual implementation process including staff training.