Create2014: Creativity in Education Institute is about moving Full STEAM Ahead in education.
STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math + the Arts – supports an integrated curriculum in which subjects are not taught in isolation. As a renowned arts integration conference, Create2014 recognizes the significance of the arts in building 21st century learning skills while shaping whole school reform through project-based learning. Sessions are offered for PK-12 classroom teachers, arts specialists, teaching artists, special education and resource teachers as well as principals and superintendents. Educators come together to understand how subjects like science and engineering connect with arts and design. Let’s move education forward with enthusiasm and determination to provide students with the tools they need for real-world application. Full STEAM Ahead!

Earn 1.75 CEU credits while attending CREATE 2014. Fee of $10 dollars is paid during the conference. Make checks payable to MTSU.

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Keynote speaker: Dr. David A. Sousa
Dr. David A. Sousa is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of 16 books including From STEM to STEAM: Using Brain-Compatible Strategies to Integrate the Arts.

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Main Conference Site
L & N STEM Academy
401 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Free day parking will be available near the conference site.

Registration ends June 11
Commuter registration fee - $149
This fee includes your choice of over 100 sessions, 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches.
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Crowne Plaza Knoxville
401 W. Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902
$90/night plus tax (double occupancy)
Hotel self-parking fee is $10/night.
Block of rooms under the name “Create2014 Conference.” The L & N STEM Academy is a 5-10 minute walk from the Crowne Plaza. Shuttles will be available for those who need accommodations.

Travel Information
The nearest airport is the McGhee Tyson Airport located at 2055 Alcoa Hwy in Knoxville. Conference dress is casual. Please wear shoes and clothes comfortable for movement and walking.

Carpool Options
Are you interested in carpooling to Create 2014 conference? Either host a carpool or join others traveling FULL STEAM AHEAD!