Note: Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Regional Conference on Teaching Statistics at NC State has been canceled.
Engaging Everyone in Statistics and Building Data Literacy
Thursday, May 21, 3:30-7:30 pm
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, NC State, Raleigh NC
This regional in-person conference is being held in conjunction with the online Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics (eCOTS). The objective of this event is to build connections amongst high school, community college, and collegiate-level teachers of statistics in North Carolina interested in engaging all learners in statistics and building data literacy.
3:00-3:30 – Arrival & Registration
3:30-4:20 – Breakout workshops (3-4 hands-on workshops will be planned and announced soon)
4:30-5:00 – eCOTS Poster Streaming (participants can view and discuss posters that are streamed from the eCOTS online conference)
5:00-6:30 – Dinner & Keynote Panel (Panel Theme: Engaging everyone in statistics and data literacy within high schools, community colleges, and universities)
6:30-7:30 – Stats and Sweets (dessert and sharing of your favorite activities at topic tables)
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, NC State, 1890 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
$25 to register for eCOTS, attendance at the regional conference is no additional cost
To register for the Regional Conference on Teaching Statistics at NC State University, participants should first register for the electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics at https://www.causeweb.org/cause/ecots/ecots20 and indicate that they will be attending the eCOTS Regional at NC State University. This registration allows participants to engage with the larger community in all online presentations and posters of the eCOTS conference from May 18-22 (learn more), as well as attend the local in-person conference on May 21st at NC State.
Certificate of Attendance
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance that may be used for up to 4 hrs of professional development, if accepted by your local education agency.
Breakout workshops will be 50 minute presentations on a variety of topics. Final breakout workshops will be posted at a future date.
Dinner & Keynote Panel
Dinner will be provided for all registered participants. Speakers for the keynote panel are as follows:
Stats and Sweets Topics Tables
Share dessert and best practices. Participants will engage in discussion on best practices, examples, activities, etc. led by conference participants. If you are interested in sharing, please submit a proposed topic here with information on the topic you plan to share.
This regional conference is made possible by generous funding from the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education and the Hub for Innovation and Research in Statistics Education at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. The Raleigh conference is co-hosted by
Hub for Innovation and Research in Statistics Education at the Friday Institute: Hollylynne Lee, Gemma Mojica, Emily Thrasher
Statistics Department: Herle McGowan, Justin Post
Science House: Jason Painter
Wake Technical Community College: James Hedges, Anne Magnuson, Joan Romano
The Raleigh regional conference is being coordinated with the regional conference held at Elon University.