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FREE Professional Development Workshop

14 Oct 2019 8:41 AM | Julie Casey (Administrator)

Science Coach, the region’s leading supporter for curious students and their maverick research teachers, is pleased to invite you to the premier FREE educator professional development workshop: Innovation to Entrepreneurship presented by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)Jorge Valdes and Juan Valentin, Program Advisors to the Office of Education and Outreach of the USPTO, will lead a two-day workshop that will:

  • Increase your own awareness and understanding about the role of Intellectual Property (IP). 

  • Learn strategies for integrating IP information into STEM/STEAM curriculum. 

  • Motivate students with real-world innovation models for classroom instruction and learning. 

  • Empower students to capitalize on their own creativity. 

The event opens with a special presentation by Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO.

K-12 STEM Educators (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Computer & Art teachers, Counselors, and Administrators will all benefit from this exciting event. Attendance for both days will enable you to receive a certificate of professional development participation from Science Coach. Lunch will be provided both days. 

The workshop will be held in the Assembly room at the Innovation Hall at Cortex, 4220 Duncan Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110.

The first 60 attendees will be able to register for the workshop. All others will be waitlisted. Register ASAP by going to: and feel free to share this with your colleagues.

To learn more about Science Coach and its offerings for students and teachers please visit:

For questions regarding the event, please email .

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Jill Malcom

Program Director

Science Coach, A program of BioSTL


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