Senator Franzen invites STEM robotics teams to the Capitol for STEM Advocacy Day

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – State Senator Melisa Franzen, DFL-Edina, invites members from 14 youth STEM robotics teams from schools across the state to the Capitol Rotunda on Monday, February 25, to promote STEM education in Minnesota and celebrate STEM Advocacy Day at the Capitol.

Senator Franzen will also be holding for a press conference introducing three bills that will increase next generation technology opportunities, fund the expansion of STEM robotics hubs in school districts, and provide for competitive robotics’ grants to school districts in Minnesota.

 WHO:

Senator Melisa Franzen

Robotics teams from: Becker, Golden Valley, Brooklyn Park, Chaska, Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Maple Grove, Minneapolis, Roseville, St. Paul, and Willmar MN.

WHERE:

Minnesota State Capitol Press Conference Room B971 / Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda

WHEN:

Monday, February 25, 2019

12:00 p.m., Press Conference / 2:00-4:00 p.m., Rally

Senator Franzen Joins the Class of 2018 Aspen-Rodel Fellowship Program

Fellows are selected on an annual basis and identified by the program’s leadership as America’s emerging political leaders with reputations for intellect, thoughtfulness, and a commitment to civil dialogue. The program provides an opportunity for fellows to analyze and discuss historical texts and contemporary commentaries on topics such as democracy and leadership.