West Texas A&M University

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********** HOSTED AT REGION 16 SERVICE CENTER **********

Save The Date:  July 23 - 24, 2019 (Tuesday and Wednesday)  9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Panhandle STEM Conference will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday July 23-24, 2019 at the Region 16 Education Service Center in Amarillo, Texas. This two-day conference will bring together K-12 mathematics, science, computer science, and engineering educators from across the Panhandle, South Plains, and surrounding areas.


Call for Presenters

The Panhandle STEM Conference will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a keynote speaker and 1 hour breakout sessions each day.

  • All presenters will have their registration fee waived for the conference.
  • A certificate can be provided to the presenter to use towards T-TESS dimension 4.3 evidence!


Sponsors and Exhibitors

Call for Exhibitors and Sponsors Form

Sponsors and educational exhibitors are invited to participate in the Panhandle STEM Conference. Educational exhibitors who bring new materials and ideas for teachers to take back to their classrooms have been a high point of previous conferences.



             Participant Registration Form

There is a $35 registration fee paid by either PO #, credit card, or check directly to Region 16 ESC.

             Checks should be sent to: Rita Edwards, Region 16 ESC, 800 Bell St, Amarillo, TX 79109.


Lodging Information

Hotel blocks will be available on a first come, first serve basis. When booking your hotel by phone, be sure to indicate that you are a part of the Panhandle STEM Conference. Blocks are available until June 30, 2019 or until the rooms are all booked.

Conference Hotel:

Holiday Inn: Amarillo West Medical Center

8231 West Amarillo Boulevard

Amarillo, Texas 79124


Rate: $94 + 9% Occupancy Tax


Parking Information

Parking is available and free at the Region 16 Education Service Center.


Contact Information

Individuals interested in specifics related to the conference can contact Lola West at and Tammy Motley at

Media are requested to contact Region 16 Education Service Center: Matt Koumalats at