The Rochester Arts Center exhibit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Genome Project will serve as a dramatic backdrop for conversation among K-12 educators, higher education instructors and administrators, the Southeast Minnesota business community, and Mayo Clinic representatives on STEM education, careers, and workforce development.
Schools, industry, and community have a role to play in supporting student STEM learning and success in workforce development. Come together to connect with southeast Minnesota educators and industry professionals to build healthy and collaborative partnerships for the benefit of students and the future of our communities. Learn why STEM skills are so important for the future workforce of tomorrow, what these STEM skills look like in today’s industry, successful collaborations currently in existence between education and industry happening in southeast Minnesota, and resources available to help make those connections. Education and industry attendees will also experience engaging and hands-on experiential STEM learning with free admission to the Smithsonian Museum’s Genome – Unlocking Life’s Code exhibit.