University of Findlay

2017 Ohio-PKAL Annual Conference

Evidence-Based STEM Education: Teaching and Student Success

May 20, 2017
University of Findlay
1000 N. Main St.
Findlay, OH 45840

Keynote Speaker

Daniel Brahier, Professor of Mathematics Education at the Bowling Green State University will deliver the conference keynote on the topic of reforms in mathematics education and their impacts on all STEM fields. Dr. Brahier was a member of the writing team for "Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All", a recent publication of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Call for Proposals

Proposals are invited and encouraged to showcase evidence-based practices that reflect any of the themes below, and that are poised for immediate uptake and adaptation in a wide range of institution types, including community colleges and minority serving institutions. Of particular interest are proposals that effectively integrate two or more of the conference themes. It is also expected that presenters be available at the time they are scheduled by the conference organizers. 

The 3nd Annual OH-PKAL conference showcases the following themes:

  • Teaching STEM Service Courses to Non-majors
  • Integration of Effective Mathematics Teaching across the STEM Curriculum
  • Promoting Effective Learning Across Teaching Environments (e.g., lecture, lab, field, community, online)
  • Increasing Retention and Graduation Rates of Underprepared STEM Students
  • Contribute-a-Theme 

Call for Proposals information is available here


For additional information about the 2017 conference or proposal submission, please contact:

Conference Chair
Dr. Jeffrey Frye
University of Findlay