Town Hall discussions are collective spaces to share our visions and dreams for science education as a tool for social transformation. For these sessions, up to three questions are posed for a panel to consider reading policy, practice, or activism around a particular issue. These panels may include up to 12 participants representing diverse perspectives on the issue with various positionalities (e.g., educators, researchers, community members, community organizers, parents, students, etc.).
Town Hall sessions are given extended time to accommodate a variety of participant perspectives around central idea or series of questions.
The format is open and based on the goals of the presenter. Presenters will frame the conversation around three primary questions and choose to facilitate engagement with panelists through a variety of formats depending on the topic and goals of the presenters.