Major Activies of the FY 2006-2007

The following is a summary of the FY 2006-2007 BSTN activities:

October 3, 2006 – May 17, 2007 – NURTURE after school science, @CAO,

(Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.) Pratt-Willert Community Center, 422 Pratt;

(Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.) Edward Saunders Community Center, 2777 Bailey Avenue.

October 19-21, 2006 - 2006 New York State Middle School Association's Annual Conference ,Niagara Falls, NY (attending: Dianne Johnson, Joan Bernobich, Amanda Dolan)

November 1-5, 2006 –National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Eastern Area conference, Baltimore, MD (presenting: Heather Maciejewski & Elizabeth Brunn,)

November 5-7, 2006 - STANYS 111th Annual Conference, Ellenville

(presenting: Kathy Burke, Jason Mayle, Bob Tyrrell, Delores Anderson, Cindy Degnan,

Tanya Johnson, Kelly Baudo )

November 8, 2006 – Pioneers of Science, Buffalo Museum of Science

(Attended with students: T. Johnson, East H.S., Attended/Volunteered: R. Harris, M. Milligan)

January 5 -7, 2007 (Fri 4pm-9pm, Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 8am-Noon) – BSTN Winter Weekend

(location: Chautauqua Institution's Bellinger Hall Retreat Center, Chautauqua, NY)

January 19-21, 2007, Science and Society: Closing the Gap conference, Boston, MA

(attendees: Stephanie Finn & Maureen Milligan)

January 25, 2007 – Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper annual meeting and dinner, Harry’s Harbor

(Attended: S. Kochan; M. Tabone; T. Johnson; C. Degnan; M. Milligan)

January 26, 2007 – Kellogg Leadership for Community Change reception, UB’s Anderson Gallery

(Attended: T. Johnson; M. Milligan)

February 2, 2007 – Wangari Maathai, UB Dinstinguished Speakers Series, UB Amherst Campus

(Attended: A. Dolan; C. Degnan; R. Harris; M. Milligan; D. Darcy; R. Batt; J. Zawicki, C. Penuto

Attended with students: S. Finn; T. Johnson)

February 15 – 19, 2007–AAAS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

(Presented and attended: T. Johnson; C. Degnan; M. Milligan)

March 2nd (set up) & 3rd (event), 2007— Science Olympiad

March 14th, UB Science Exploration Day, UB Amherst campus

(Attended with students: T. Johnson)

March 17, 2007 – AAUW, Tech Savvy conference, UB Amherst campus

(Presented and attended with students: T. Johnson; C. Degnan,

Attended with students: C. LaBruna, Attended: M. Milligan; T. Johnson’s students selected for t-

shirt design competition)

March 24, 2007, 8am - Noon – BSTN Spring Meeting, planning for the Summer Institute, BSC, Science Building

March 30, 2007, 8:30am – 2:45pm, 3rd Annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Conference In The K-12 Classroom , Clifton Springs, NY (presenter: Delores Anderson).

May 17–19, 2007, MSTEP-NYU Sharing Our Successes conference, NY, NY

(attendees/presenters: Heather Maciejewski, Elizabeth Brunn, Heather Schlegel)

June 8, 2007 - Networking in Higher Education, Dr. Jawanzaa Kunjufu keynote luncheon,

Millennium Airport Hotel (Attended: T. Johnson; C. Degnan

August 13 -18, 2007 –BSTN Summer Institute 2007

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