Educator Day

Educator Day
Sponsored By

Friday, October 5, 2018

Educators, administrators, and superintendents visit the campus and sites throughout the Rio Grande Valley to participate in workshops, keynote speakers and the Congressional Panel on STEM Literacy, centered around presenting best practices and successful strategies to encourage Hispanic students to pursue STEM fields of study.


Time: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: UTRGV Edinburg Campus Health & Physical Education II Building (EHPE2)

Fee: Registration fee is being covered by HESTEC sponsorships.

7:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast for Educator Day Attendees
8:00 a.m. Welcome by MC Taylor Winkel, KRGV-TV Channel 5, Anchor/Reporter
Posting of Colors and Pledge of Allegiance
8:15 a.m. University Welcome
8:30 a.m. Sponsor Remarks by Tina Aguirre, ITSO 2.0 Program and Transformation Manager, Shell
8:35 a.m. Sponsor Remarks by Julian Alvarez, Commissioner at Texas Workforce Commission representing Labor
8:45 a.m. Keynote Presentation by Dr. Derek Greenfield, Speaker, Author and Educator
10:00 a.m. Break
10:10 a.m. Education Summit
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Recognition of the UTRGV HESTEC ExxonMobil Educator Day 2018 Awards
12:45 p.m. Walk to First Session
1:00 p.m. First Breakout Session
1:50 p.m. Dismissal & Walk to Breakout Session
2:00 p.m. Second Breakout Session
2:50 p.m. Walk to EHPE2 Gym 118
3:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks