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Teaching Engineering Design Problems through Quantitative Analysis and Engineering Careers



Teaching Problem Framing & Project Management through Culturally Situated Learning




Teaching Material Classifications and the Application of Dynamics for Designing Head Protection

Cradle to Cradle Design Thinking

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Investigating Environmental Impacts of Plastic Waste through Cradle to Cradle Design Thinking

Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Math and Science


Engineering a Greener World through a Passive Solar Home Design Competition

Serving the Homeless with Smart Tiny Homes

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Teaching Engineering Concepts through Socially Relevant Contexts

Integrating Computational Thinking


Integrating Computational Thinking Through Wearable Technologies and Programmable E-Textiles


  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Arrival & Breakfast (Invite Only)
    Moderator: Greg Strimel Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology Teacher Education, Purdue University
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Strategic Meeting (Invite Only)
    Moderator: Tanner Huffman Assistant Professor, Integrative STEM Education, The College of New Jersey
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch (Invite Only)
    Moderator: Career & Technology Education Coordinator, Baltimore County Public Schools
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM What Does the Engineering Classroom Experience Look Like? (Invite Only)
    Speakers: Michael Grubbs Career & Technology Education Coordinator, Baltimore County Public Schools Ruth Akers Technology & Engineering Resource Teacher, Baltimore County Public Schools Angela Waldrop Engineering Teacher, Baltimore County Public Schools
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Break
    One hour break.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM General Symposium Arrival, Registration, Networking Greetings, & Introductions"
    Moderator: Jamie Gurganus Associate Director of Engineering Education, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM AE3 Project & Desired Outcomes
    Speaker: PRESENTATION Tanner Huffman Assistant Professor, Integrative STEM Education, The College of New Jersey
  • 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM Envisioning the Future of P-12 Engineering Education
    Moderator: Norman Fortenberry Dr. Norman L. Fortenberry is the executive director of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), an international society of individual, institutional, and corporate members founded in 1893. ASEE is committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology by promoting global excellence in engineering and engineering technology instruction, research, public service, professional practice, and societal awareness. Speakers: Laura Bottomley Laura Bottomley is the Director of The Engineering Place for K-20 Engineering as well as the Women in Engineering and K-12 Outreach Programs for the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University. In her role at The Engineering Place, she conducts research on effective professional development for K-12 engineering education, teaching and learning of engineering in K-20 education, and mechanisms for integrated STEM teaching and learning in formal and informal classrooms. Douglas Handy - Director, Career & Technology Education (CTE) and Fine Arts, BCPS Raymond Sharp Raymond Sharp is currently leading a team of approximately 1500 Mission Systems employees that specialize in Software development and ASIC and FPGA Technologies. Raymond started with Northrop Grumman in 2003 with the Aerospace Systems sector in Redondo Beach, CA. Raymond spent 9 years as a Communication Systems System Engineer supporting various Space programs and program elements. Raymond’s roles in Redondo Beach spanned subsystem requirements analysis, to link budget ownership and management, to hardware subsystem system engineering lead, to Hardware Installation manager, to Software integration lead to program thread lead to functional manager. Raymond spent 3 years in Australia as a Hardware Department manager on an Operations and Maintenance contract before joining his former team in the Fairfax, Virginia office. Raymond leads his current team from the Mclean, Virginia office. Raymond graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and has a Master’s of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. Raymond is married and has one 6 year old daughter.
  • 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner & Reception (Bar Service)
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