This page highlights STEM & CTE Educational opportunities & events occurring in our region. Most events are free & virtual.

If you have an event to submit, please send it to midvalleystemctehub@gmail.com

CMD-IT/ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference

CMD-IT/ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference Online: September 14-18, 2021 The Tapia Conference, organized by the Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT and Association of Computing Machinery, brings together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities to celebrate and promote diversity. […]

$100 – $300

Pushed out of K-12 to a PhD: A Personal Testimony of Perseverance and Support with Dr. Jesus Jaime-Diaz

Virtual event

To recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month, GAPS Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) department is hosting a series of district-wide programming including three virtual keynote speakers. Latinas/os/x in Albany comprise roughly 13% of the city’s population, and the GAPS school community has over 21% students who identify as Latina/o/x. The demographic in GAPS is greater than […]

Free

Neuroscience with Jiwan Kohli

Virtual event

​Jiwan is a neuroscientist and clinical psychology PhD student. In his current research, he uses various brain imaging techniques to study brain structure and function and how they relate to cognition and behavior across the lifespan in neurodevelopmental disorders. He’s particularly interested in combining different types of brain imaging to answer questions about how brains […]

Free

Virtual Star Party

Virtual event

Join this months Virtual Star Party. Register here.

Free

Bringing Coastal Citizen Science to the Classroom: virtual teacher engagement workshop

Virtual event

Bringing Coastal Citizen Science to the Classroom with citizen science programs and K-12 educators from schools along the West Coast and coastal Alaska. What: In this 2-day workshop, teachers will be introduced to a range of citizen science projects that are actively gathering data in the coastal environment, and learn how students and classrooms can […]

NASA STEM: Robotics for K-12 Learners (Part 2)

Virtual event

Got Robots? NASA employees will describe how robots are preparing the way for humans to live and work on the Moon and on Mars someday. They will also explain the importance of introducing students to robotics and engineering at a young age to build up and reinforce a strong STEM pipeline. And they will also […]

Free

Latinas/os/x-Hispanics: A Basic Understanding of a Diverse Identity and Labels with GAPS EDI Javier Cervantes

Virtual event

Javier Cervantes to speak on subjects that will build knowledge and understanding of the varying identities and labels ascribed to Latinas/os/x in the United States. To recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month, GAPS Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) department is hosting a series of district-wide programming including three virtual keynote speakers. Latinas/os/x in Albany comprise roughly […]

Free

Microbiology with Justin Stewart

Virtual event

​I am an ecologist and evolutionary biologist researching microbiomes, plants, and geography. Currently, I research the symbiosis between bacteria, fungi, and plants with an emphasis on root architecture, domestication, and urban environments. The microbes living in and on plant roots are the backbone of global agriculture as well as all the aboveground biodiversity we see […]

Free

​Women in Biotech with Illumina

Virtual event

RSVP here! Webinar panel including 3 women scientists working in biotech. Panelists include: ​Erika Weisdorfer is a Software Test Engineer currently working with the NovaSeq instrument. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Physics from Point Loma Nazarene University and anticipates graduating this fall from Johns Hopkins University with a Master’s Degree in Biomedical […]

Free

It Starts with the Name: From Inclusion to Belonging with Gerardo Ochoa

Virtual event

To recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month, GAPS Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) department is hosting a series of district-wide programming including three virtual keynote speakers. Latinas/os/x in Albany comprise roughly 13% of the city’s population, and the GAPS school community has over 21% students who identify as Latina/o/x. The demographic in GAPS is greater than […]

Free

Amateur Astronomy

Virtual event

Zoom class in the basics of astronomy. Register here.

Free

Women in Tech – Fall 2021 Virtual Summit

Virtual event

Working in tech is not just about coding. It’s about all aspects of your career. The WITS Virtual Summit is a virtual version of the Women in Tech Summit series. WITS, the only technical conference with all women speakers, connects, educates, and inspires women working in and with technology. With discussions about trending topics in […]

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