CHIPS' Tekelia C. Kelly To Present “Full-STEAM Ahead 2.0” At 2019 TDOE Institute For CTE Educators Conference

Thursday, July 11, 2019

CHIPS founder and owner, Tekelia C. Kelly, will present “Full-STEAM Ahead 2.0: From School to Work” at the 2019 Institute for CTE Educators, a conference hosted by the Tennessee Department of Education. 

The theme for this year's Institute is Ready for the Future, Prepared for Success. The Institute will be held July 15-19 at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Chattanooga.  During this time, CTE teachers and directors will experience a week full of instructional resources, networking opportunities and professional growth focused on preparing students to meet the demands of the post-secondary pathway of their choosing. 

"Ms. Kelly, recognized by her peers and the press as an educator who enjoys designing programs that make students future ready also has been in the business of making project-based learning 'the perfect way to learn, work and play,' since 1995," officials said.  "She has been asked to present twice at the conference with the expectation of a heightened interest surrounding her topic as explained by event organizers." 

She will speak Tuesday, July 16 from 1:15-2:30 p.m. as Session B18 in Room 18 and Wednesday July 17 from 1:15-2:30 p.m. as Session F10 in Rm 8.  Other presenters, special events including technology demonstrations and industry tours and a keynote speaker will also make up the week-long event.

Registration for the 2019 Institute for CTE Educators is free.  For more information about schedule and registration visit here.


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