Once Upon a Time I spoke at a Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust Meeting 

Attendees included members of Congress plus selected teachers and students from DC, Alexandria VA, and Prince Georges Country. September 25, 2009

Braintrust 2009
STEM Education Excellence

I was one of six speakers at the annual Congressional Black Caucus S&T Braintrust was hosted by Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX) on September 25, and held in conjunction with their Annual Legislative Conference. The focus was on educational excellence in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Other speaker included Norman R. Augustine Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lockheed Martin; Milton Chen, Ph.D. Executive Director, The George Lucas Educational Foundation; Dr. Nancy Grasmick Maryland State Superintendent of Schools; Marcus Martin, PhD MPH President and CEO, Education is Freedom; and Natalie Mathew W.H. Gaston Middle School, Dallas ISD. Texas Instruments STEM Academy - Exemplary Teacher