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ASTC Annual Conference 2015

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 to Sunday, October 18, 2015

The NISE Network will have many activities and professional development opportunities at the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) annual conference:


Online Brown-Bag: Findings from NISE Net's Public Impact Studies (Recorded)

Monday, October 5, 2015

Come learn about findings from several NISE Net evaluation studies focusing on the Network’s public impacts. In this brown-bag conversation you’ll get (a) a snapshot of the entirety of NISE Net's ten-year public impact, and (b) a description of the kind of impacts that any single institution might have on its visitors.


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Online Brown-Bag: Planning a Museum and Community Partnership Project (Recorded)

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Join this conversation for an introduction to NISE Net’s new Museum and Community Partnerships project, which will support efforts by Network partners to develop or improve existing partnerships with local community-based organizations. Through these partnerships, museums will be able to extend their reach to underserved audiences and help community organizations provide high-quality STEM learning experiences to their audiences. 


Online Brown-Bag: Making Evaluation Design Decisions: When Basic Evaluation Methods Meet the Real World (Recorded)

Monday, September 21, 2015

Come attend this upcoming brown-bag presentation to learn more about how members of the NISE Net Evaluation Team adapted basic data collection methods to support various phases of NISE Net Evaluation Studies. You'll gain new perspectives on how to implement basic methods and an understanding of factors to consider when applying these methods at your own institution.


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Visitor Studies Association Conference 2015

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 to Saturday, July 18, 2015

The 2015 Visitor Studies Association Conference is to be held in Indianapolis, IN July 14-18, 2015 and features many NISE Network evaluation and research findings.



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2015 Network-Wide Meeting

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 to Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The 2015 Network-Wide Meeting was held on June 3-4, 2015 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre and the Science Museum of Minnesota in Saint Paul, Minnesota.  The meeting was attended by nearly 300 NISE Network partners from throughout the United States featured: keynote speakers, concurrent sessions, and opportunities for attendees to meet with others in the Network and share their own work. 

Attendance at the Network-Wide Meeting was by invitation-only due to space and budgetary limitations.
We are sorry we are unable to invite all NISE Network partners to attend the meeting; we are making digital versions of many slides and handouts available following the event.


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American Alliance of Museums (AAM) 2015 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

Saturday, April 25, 2015 to Wednesday, April 29, 2015

NISE Network Happy Hour:

The Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) invites partners to gather informally for happy hour.
Both old and new partners welcome! 
No need to RSVP, just stop by.

Monday, April 27th,  2014, 5pm-7pm
Max Lager's Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery
320 Peachtree St NE., Atlanta, GA 30308
Questions: contact Timothy Hecox <...