QEM NSF INCLUDES: A National Summit to Survey and Stimulate Broadening Participation
Research (BPR) at Historically Black and Tribal Colleges/Universities

March 7-9, 2019

 Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport
1739 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD

All Sessions will be held in Salon A

  A G E N D A


THURSDAY, March 7 – Day One

PM

1:00           Registration Opens

3:00           Opening Plenary Session

                  -Welcome, Introductions, and Review of Summit Purpose
 -Creating an Action Plan: Gathering Participants’ Feedback and Input
 
Ivory A. Toldson, President and CEO, QEM Network and PI, Summit Project 
Althea Burns, Associate, QEM Network and Summit Project Director

3:30           An Overview of the Current Knowledge Base on Broadening Participation (BP) in STEM at HBCUs and TCUs

Stephen Paul Boyer
President, Boyer Associates
Editor, Native Science Report, and Summit Consultant

 
Odis Johnson, Jr.
Associate Professor, Departments of Sociology and Education 
Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Education 
Washington University in St. Louis, and Summit Consultant 


Current Focus Areas of Broadening Participation Research, including the NSF BP Portfolio
Leyte Winfield
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Chair, Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Spelman College, and Summit Consultant

  Critical Gaps in STEM Education Research about HBCU and TCU Students
                Patricia Campbell
President, Campbell-Kibler, Inc. and Summit Consultant

 
4:30           Discussion One: Participants‘ Input and Feedback on Presentations

5:00           Summit Sampler Session 1Briefings on Participants’ Research Project Abstracts

                   Moderators:     Bruce Crawford, Lawson State Community College
and Scott Friskics, Aaniiih Nakoda College
SUMMIT Coordinating Committee Members

 5:30           Break

 6:00           Dinner Plenary and Keynote Presentation
The Roles of HBCUs in Conducting and Building HBCU Capacity for STEM Education Research

   Introduction of Speaker:   Eugene DeLoatch
   Professor and Dean of Engineering (Emeritus)
  Morgan State University

                    Keynote Speaker:  Juliette Bell
    Former President, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  andSUMMIT Coordinating Committee Member

7:00           Summit Sampler Session 2Briefings on Participants’ Research Project Abstracts
Moderators: Bruce Crawford and Scott Friskics, SUMMIT Coordinating Committee

8:00           Adjournment, Day One

FRIDAY, March 8 – Day Two

AM

 8:30           Continental Breakfast

 9:00           Plenary andKeynote Presentation
The Roles of TCUs in Conducting and Building TCU Capacity for STEM Education Research

                   Introduction of Speaker: Paul Boyer, Summit Consultant
Keynote Speaker:   Leander R. McDonald
  President, United Tribes Technical College 
   Enrolled member of the Spirit Lake Dakota Nation, and
    QEM INCLUDES D&DLP Partner

9:45           Discussion Two: Participants‘ Input and Feedback on both Keynote Presentations

10:15          Summit Sampler Session 3Briefings on Participants’ Research Project Abstracts
    Moderators: Bruce Crawford and Scott Friskics, SUMMITCoordinating Committee

10:45         Break 

11:00          SeminarsBuilding STEM Education Research Capacity
 Seminar I – A Primer on STEM Education Research (Fundamentals)
    Patricia CampbellSummit Consultant

                   Seminar II – Enhancing Faculty/Staff STEM Education Research Skills
      Leyte WinfieldSummit Consultant

All Sessions will be held in Salon A

 PM

12:30        Luncheon Plenary Session

                   Building STEM Education Research Collaborations at HBCUs/TCUs: 
Identifying Potential Collaborators and Establishing the Collaboration 

Caesar R. Jackson
Professor of Physics, Department of Mathematics & Physics
North Carolina Central University, and INCLUDES Summit Consultant

 1:45          Discussion Three: Participants‘ Input and Feedback on Presentations

 2:15           Summit Sampler Session 4Briefings on Participants’ Research Project Abstracts
Moderators: Bruce Crawford and Scott Friskics, SUMMIT Coordinating Committee

2:45           Break                                 

3:00           Panel Session

                  Opportunities for Research Collaborations with NSF INCLUDES D&DLPs /Alliances:
  NSF Grantees Share Broadening Partcipation Research Goals and 
Strategies

                  Moderator: Fay Cobb Payton, Program Director and 
INCLUDES
Implementation Team Member
Division of Computer and Network Systems  (CNS)
Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) 
Directorate, National Science Foundation 

                  Panelists:
   – The Alabama Alliance for an Inclusive Middle Grades 
Computer Science Preparation through Makerspaces in the 
     Alabama Black Belt Region

                                     Shaik Jeelani, Principal Investigator and
  Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies
  Tuskegee University

                  –Early STEM Engagement for Minority Males througha Network of MSIs

                                    Kelechi Nwachukwu, Project Staff and 
Manager for the Data Engineering and Predictive Analytics Laboratory
   Morgan State University

  –Increasing Minority Presence within Academia Through Continuous Training

                                    Kinnis Gosha, Co-Principal Investigator, Endowed Associate Professor
 Computer Science and Director, Culturally Relevant Computing Laboratory
  Morehouse College

                  –QEM D&DLP Project in Partnership with HBCUs and TCUs

                                    Jeremy Guinn, Chair, Environmental Science Department and
  Director, Tribal College REU Program
United Tribes Technical College

                                    Scott Friskics, Director of Special Programs
  Aaniiih Nakoda College 

4:15            Panel Session
Funders’ Roundtable: Funding for BPR STEM Education Research
 Moderator: M. Brandon Jones, Program Director
  Education and Diversity Programs
 Office of the Assistant Director (OAD), Geosciences (GEO) Directorate
  National Science Foundation

                   Panelists:
  –National Science Foundation (NSF) Initiatives
  Earnestine Easter, Program Director 
 Division of Graduate Education (DGE) 
   Education and Human Resources (EHR) Directorate

                   –Leveraging Resources through External Collaborations with other Institutions
Peter Romine Professor and Head, Electrical Engineering
Navajo Technical University

                         Brian Grebliunas, Instructor, Environmental Science/Natural Resources
Aaniiih Nakoda College

                   –A Look at Private Foundations
  Dirk Butler, Senior Associate, National Community Strategies,
   Annie E. Casey Foundation

                         Tomeka Hart, Senior Program Officer, U.S. Programs
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

 5:15           Summit Sampler Session 5Briefings on Participants’ Research Project Abstracts
   Moderators: Bruce Crawford and Scott Friskics, SUMMIT Coordinating Committee

5:45           Break

6:00           Working Dinner Plenary 
 Building Cultural Competence and Ethical Practices in STEM Education Research: 
Historical, Geographic, Political, and Ethical Factors to Guide Research

  Presenters
    –
Paul BoyerSUMMIT Consultant
 –Odis Johnson, SUMMIT Consultant

 7:30           Discussion Four: Participants‘ Input and Feedback on Presentations

     Adjournment – Day Two

SATURDAY, March 9 – Day Three

AM            

 8:00          Continental Breakfast

 8:30          Summit Sampler Session 6Briefings on Participants’ Research Project Abstracts
  Moderators: Bruce Crawford and Scott Friskics, SUMMITCoordinating Committee

 9:00          Plenary Session: Research to Practice 
   –Transitioning  to Practice, Replicating Success. andDisseminating Results
 Patricia Campbell, INCLUDES Summit Consultant

 9:45          Presentations:
 -Telling Our Story to Diverse Audiences 
 -Collaborations for STEM Education Research Publications
        –
Paul Boyer and Odis Johnson, SUMMIT Consultants

10:30          Discussion Five: Participants‘ Input and Feedback on Presentations

 11:00         Summit Sampler Session 7Briefings on Participants’ Research Project Abstracts
    Moderators: Bruce Crawford and Scott Friskics, SUMMITCoordinating Committee

 11:30          Break

 11:45          Luncheon and Closing Plenary Session
  Next Steps: 
   
–Creating an Action Plan to Stimulate BP Research at HBCUs/TCUs
  –Developing an HBCU/TCU BPR in STEM Education Research Community of Practice

                   Discussion Leaders: Ivory Toldson, QEM Network, Summit Consultants, and 
   INCLUDES Summit Coordinating Committee

PM

12:45          Participants’ Feedback on the Summit
  Discussion ModeratorCaesar Jackson, Summit Consultant

  1:15          Closing Comments from Summit Leadership
 
Facilitator: Ivory Toldson, Summit PI, QEM Network

  1:30          Participants Complete Online Evaluation of Summit
   Facilitator: Mercy Mugo, QEM Research Associate and Summit Project Staff

  2:00          SUMMIT ADJOURNMENT