2022 June RiSE Conference

Integrating Research and Practice: Working Together to Support Robust Student Learning in STEM

June 26–28 at Wells Conference Center

Hosted by the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center) and Maine-eDNA

Keynote Speaker

Alan SchoenfeldUniversity of California at Berkeley

  • Elizabeth and Edward Conner Professor of Education
  • Affiliated Professor of Mathematics

Conference Themes

  • Teaching for Robust Understanding (TRU Framework)
  • Building Inclusive Classroom Communities and Promoting Social Justice in STEM
  • Engaging Students with Active Learning (K–16)
  • Supporting Science Learning with Computing and Computational Thinking

Schedule at a Glance

Sunday, June 26

  • 6:00–8:00 p.m. Banquet and Keynote

Monday, June 27

  • 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Talk/Workshop/Panel Sessions
  • 4:30–6:00 p.m. Poster Session
  • 6:00–8:00 p.m. RiSE Center 20th Anniversary Picnic

Tuesday, June 28

  • 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Talk/Workshop/Panel Sessions
  • 2:30–3:00 p.m. Wrap Up and Door Prizes

Conference Details

  • Registration fee is $225 (waived for specific communities – see registration form for complete list)
  • 16 contact hours are available for PK–12 teachers
  • Stipend available for PK–12 STEM-discipline teachers
  • Local lodging is offered at no cost for those who live more than 70 miles away


  • Registration closed June 15th