Monday, March 25, 2019: San Diego Site VisitS + Pre-Summit Happy Hour

Get to know San Diego better through a site visit with a partner organization in the area.

9:45 - 11:50am
San Diego Zoo's Watershed Heroes Program
Space is limited to 20 participants.
Join this visit at the San Diego Zoo, based on one of their featured elementary STEM school visit programs. Learn what a watershed is and how to help keep it clean for ourselves and all of the plants and animals. You will participate in an assembly, classroom visit, and zoo trip.

1:00 - 3:00pm
Amgen Biotech Experience
Space is limited to 30 participants.
Join a site visit to San Diego Miramar College to learn more about 100Kin10 partner, Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE), an innovative science education program that empowers teachers to bring biotechnology into their classrooms. Currently available in 21 regions around the world (including San Diego where the San Diego Workforce Partnership leads the program), ABE consists of the loan of biotech equipment and free supplies to run science labs that reproduce 3 Nobel Prize winning discoveries. In addition, ABE provides the curriculum and teacher professional development. During the visit, you will have the chance to learn more about the program and interact with teachers and students who participate in ABE San Diego.

Mix and mingle with other partners at our day-before-Summit happy hour.

4:00 - 6:00pm
Marriott Mission Valley

8757 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, CA 92108 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019: Annual Partner Summit

7:30 - 8:30 | Registration + Breakfast + Teacher Forum Meet-Up
8:45 - 9:35 | Welcome
9:55 - 10:55 | Small Group Conversations with Summit Groups
11:15 - 12:30 | Session Block 1: Partner-Led Sessions
12:45 - 1:45 | Lunch + Open Networking + Rural STEM Micro-Network Lunch
2:00 - 3:15 | Session Block 2: Partner-Led Sessions
3:30 - 4:30 | Lightning Speakers + Closing
5:00 - 6:00 | Bus Tour of the Zoo! (optional)

For the full schedule and session details, we recommend you check out our Summit app.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019: Invite-only Work Sessions

Project Teams, Empowering STEM Teacher Experimentation Grantee Community, and Funder Gathering members have received a group-specific email communication with details about how to register and prepare for this invitation-only work session.

8:00 - 4:45 | Group-specific Work Sessions
4:45 - 6:00 | Happy Hour!

Questions? Please email Julie Paturzo at