UTeach STEM Educators Conference

Designed for STEM educators with an interest in bringing inquiry-based learning to their classrooms

It brings ideas and collaboration with new and exciting twists. It’s at a time in the summer that lets me take ideas back with me and work them into the start of the year. —Conference attendee

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Join us in Austin in 2019!

Delve into hands-on sessions led by STEM teachers and get new ideas to bring to your classroom (or future classroom). Step into a conference full of teachers committed to inquiry-based learning and project-based learning.


2019's Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ariel J. Taylor

Ariel TaylorDr. Taylor is a UTeach Austin alumna. She recently completed the Professional Leadership and Policy Studies doctoral program at the University of Houston and completed the UTeach Master’s program in 2012. By 2016, Dr. Taylor had obtained both her principal and superintendent certifications from the University of Houston. She taught high school math for four years before accepting her current position of math specialist at Bush High School in Fort Bend ISD.

She currently serves as a mathematics instructor at Wharton County Junior College. Outside of her educational leadership work, she engages in youth empowerment through the nonprofit organization, The RISE Project, which she founded as an undergraduate student.

Dr. Taylor has presented at schools and conferences around the world to assist educators in providing quality learning opportunities. She believes in the importance of authentic engagement and student accountability. Her book, Party of Four Please!: A Standards-Based Approach to Differentiation through Blended Learning, was released in September 2018.

Alumni / Member Rate

  • Early bird: $119
  • Regular: $139

Non-Member Rate

  • Early bird: $149
  • Regular: $169



Jo Hamilton
Alumni services coordinator