Science in Industry and the Community

North East Regional Meeting

Join us in New York, NY on October 13-14, 2016

Register at

Thursday, October 13th 2016 4:30- 8:30 pm 

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Tarrytown, NY 

(Cocktail Reception, Poster Session and Special Program)


Friday, October 14th, 8:30 am until 4:30 pm Teachers College, Columbia University Campus (Concurrent Sessions, Workshops and Presentations)


Dr. Jessica Riccio, and Dr. Amanda Gunning are thrilled to announce our partnership with Regeneron as the 2016 NE-ASTE Regional Conference Partner. As in years past, our partner will host the Thursday portion of the conference at their location.  


This year, we worked hard to incorporate the theme of our parent organization, to promote the identification of “Innovative Science Educators” in our communities. So often as Science Teacher Educators, we work with leaders in the community and in industry, but we do not have an opportunity to discuss the intersections of our work. 


The Program at Regeneron this year will include a welcome Cocktail Networking Reception, tours of the groundbreaking laboratories on site (registration required), a poster session, a robust roundtable session with leaders in STEM education focused on:

  • strategies for developing important relationships with Industry in STEM
  • examples of how to cultivate youth talent and engagement in the STEM pipeline
  • a focus on additional ways to attract underserved communities of learners into STEM

We are very proud to begin these important conversations with our partners in Science Education who traditionally do not work in the academic settings we currently serve.

XCITING ANNOUNCEMENT: $2000 in Travel Awards to the International ASTE Conference will be offered!

Sponsored by the NE-ASTE and Regeneron

The NE-ASTE is proud to announce TWO Poster Awards and TWO Research Presentation Travel Scholarships of $500 each to the International Conference in Des Moins, IA in January, 2017. To qualify, you must propose and present a poster or paper with your current research project or teacher leadership story. Please be sure to indicate an interest when you apply to submit your proposal.