Two Methow Valley representatives will give talks at TEDxWenatchee/shiftED on Wednesday (Feb. 20) at the Grove Theater on the campus of Wenatchee Valley College. According to a press release, the program is designed to showcase the ideas and talents of those who see a need for a shift in education.
Appearing will be Jonathan Baker, co-founder of eqpd in Twisp, whose topic is “STEM to STEAM;” and Liberty Bell High School graduate Isabel Salas, who will discuss teen suicide. The talks will live-streamed at the Twisp library from noon-5 p.m.
There will be more than a dozen short presentations. Presenters were chosen from a large pool of applicants, according to the press release.
More information is available online at http://www.tedxwenatcheevalley.org.
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or fewer) delivered by today’s leading thinkers and doers. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience, according to the press release. For more details, visit TED.com.