The Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) will be co-hosting a FREE conference on STEM, diversity, and assessment on Friday, November 1st at Teachers College. The conference, titled “Human Variance and Assessment for Learning: Implications for Diverse Learners of STEM”, will feature insights from experts from the field, discussions, lunch, and a film screening. Some of the speakers include Professor Emeritus Edmund Gordon (Founder of IUME) and faculty members from the Department of Mathematics, Science & Technology: IUME Director and Professor Erica Walker (Mathematics Education), Associate Professor Chris Emdin (Science Education) and Professor of Practice Ellen Meier (CMLTD Program). The keynote speaker will be Dr. Lloyd Bond, Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation and Emeritus Professor of Educational Research at the University of North Carolina.


If you’d like to attend, please visit for additional details and to RSVP.  For more information regarding the conference, please email Jonthon Coulson at