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STEM for Students with Special Needs
February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
STEM school programs are often heavily targeted toward gifted and talented students as well as those students that may achieve at a higher academic level. This session will provide seven specific strategies aimed at supporting students with special needs in STEM programs, including how to modify hands on activities and accommodate the needs of all students.
As part of the Teacher Recruitment & Training priority group, this STEMinar will be led by David A. Janosz, Jr. David is a supervisor in the Northern Valley Regional High School district, an adjunct professor at The College of New Jersey and Rutgers-Newark, and an author of McGraw-Hill’s Pre-Engineering program text. He has over twenty-five years of experience designing and implementing STEM education programs at all grade levels P-12, with a focus on reaching underrepresented populations including females and students with special needs. David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Education and Technology and a Master of Arts degree in Technology Education from Montclair State University. He also holds a Master of Education degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Rutgers University. David is a past President and former Executive Director of the New Jersey Technology and Engineering Educators Association and has made presentations to various local, national, and international audiences.