2012 Los Angeles Regional Meeting: Keck/PKAL STEM Education Effectiveness Framework Project

Funded by the W.M. Keck Foundation

October 26, 2012
California State University, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA


  1. Share current work on the Framework dimensions across campus teams
  2. Discuss key challenges, strategies, and processes for reaching STEM education goals


10:00 - 11:00 am: Welcome and Team Presentations
Facilitator: Susan Elrod

Brief opening presentation on meeting goals, project update, follow up on project webinars followed by teams presentations. Teams are to give a five slide PPT to present the first three columns/questions of their Framework responses. Each team has 10 minutes to present and have others ask questions.

11:00 am - Noon: Highlights from the Reference Desk
Facilitator: Adrianna Kezar

Presentation and sharing of research articles, funding opportunities, books or other resources. Each team to bring one new resource they have found useful and present to others; project team to present other resources.

Noon - 1:00 pm: Cross team lunch and sharing

Participants assigned to tables that mix up teams for cross team sharing and interaction

1:00 - 2:00 pm: Team time
Facilitator: Teams meet together at tables

Teams meet together to address the following questions:

  • Given what you have heard/discussed with others, what revisions or modifications would you like to make to your current project plan/Framework responses?
  • What next steps are you going to take to continue to move forward with your project on campus in the context of the Framework?
  • What information or resources (existing or new) do you need to advance your work?

2:00 - 3:00 pm: Team Report Outs
Facilitator: Susan Elrod

Teams report out on answers to the three questions.

3:00 pm: Adjourn