Girl Power Part II: Where are they Now?
Thursday, October 28, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Free for ITEEA Members, $45 for Non-Members
Recruiting and retaining girls in STEM is a nationwide problem. We will recap on what we have found successful in recruiting and retaining girls in our STEM program. We will share success stories with Where they are Now? Learn how to implement programs that will excite girls about STEM.
Luci Coker is the Magnet Facilitator for Seminole County Public Schools where she develops and markets magnet programs. She has over 30 years of educational experience from Pre - K to College instruction and administrative experience. As Magnet Coordinator for 16 years, programs she initiated and implement have won national awards including the MSA school of excellence and distinction, the ITEEA Peogram of Excellence, ITEEA STEM School of Excellence, and ISEA STEM Excellence awards. She has presented at regional, national, and international conferences including FEEC, ITEEA, PLTW, TSA and ISEA . Luci is a sponsor for Technology Student Association, Beta Club, SECME, Girl’s Engineering Breakfast Club, and Student Astronaut Challenge. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers, Magnet Schools of America, Technology Student Association, and International Technology and Engineering Educators Association. She currently serves on the board for Florida Technology Student Association and the ITEEA Conference planning board. Luci was named the 2020 - 2021 Florida Technology Student Association Advisor of the Year. Luci holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Education from Mercer University and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Georgia State University.
Carol Unterreiner is a Middle School Engineering teacher at Milwee Middle School in Seminole County Florida. Milwee has been a past recipient of the ITEEA Program of E xcellence Award, the ITEEA STEM School of Excellence , the ISEA STEM Excellence Award. She has been teaching engineering for 11 years. She has also taught science, math, and physical education for a total of over 28 years of teaching experience. She also has been a conference presenter at FAST, NSTA, FEEC, ITEEA, PLTW, TSA and ISEA. Carol is a sponsor for Technology Student Association, Beta Club, SECME, Girl’s Engineering Breakfast Club, and Student Astronaut Challenge. Carol was awarded the Milwee teacher of the year, Air Force Association teacher of the year for Seminole County, ITEEA Teacher of Excellence Award, and the ISEA STEM Champion award. Carol holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of Central Florida.