CANCELED: June 15-19, 2020 at Loma Linda University

The in-campus conference is CANCELED. However, we have ONLINE conference from June 14-17 and the schedule is available here.

To view last year's workshop schedule and details, click HERE.

The seventh session of the Excellence in Experiential STEM Education (EXSEED) program will take place on the Loma Linda University campus on June 17-21, 2019. Programming will center on mission-focused, integrative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) learning.

The general schedule, costs, and additional details are provided below to aid in your decision to apply.


View the last year's Full Conference Schedule!

Day Begin Time End Time Events
June 17
7:30 AM
8:00 AM
6:30 PM
8:00 AM
5:30 PM
7:30 PM
Check-in: Full conference participants
Plenary sessions and Workshops
June 18
7:45 AM
5:30 PM
7:00 PM

Research Encounter and Workshops

June 19

7:45 AM
6:30 PM
7:00 PM

5:30 PM
7:00 PM
7:30 PM
Research Encounter and Workshops
Grant Proposal Workshop
Optional: Video & Collaborative Projects Lab
June 20
7:45 AM
6:30 PM
5:30 PM
7:30 PM
Research Encounter and Workshops
Optional: Video & Collaborative Projects Lab
June 21
8:00 AM
1:00 PM
12:15 PM
Plenary sessions
M, Th-F
  • Breakfast (7:00-8:00/8:15 AM)**
  • Lunch (12:15-1:15 PM)
  • Dinner (5:30-6:30 PM)
Workshop Days: T,W, TH
  • Breakfast (7:00-8:00/8:15 AM) **
  • Lunch (12:30-1:30 PM)
  • Dinner (5:30-6:30 PM)

** Breakfast is only provided at the Holiday InnExpress and TownPlace Suites to conference attendees staying there

*The evening programming is subject to change. Please plan on required programming until 8 PM for these days.

EXSEED Conference and Hands-on Workshops

  EXSEED provides & covers the cost of: Attendee provides: Pacific Union Conference offers:
First-time attendees
Full conference
  • Lodging*
  • Meals
  • Conference materials
$100.00 registration fee (non-refundable)

NOTE: Participants will have to pay for their travel to and from the EXSEED Conference at LLU.

CEUs for completed clock hours*
Open to all K-12 educators
Workshops on 6/16-18 only

* For K-12 teachers & administrators whose residence is more than 30 mi. from Loma Linda, CA; participation for the full week is expected

**For K-12 teachers & administrators; participation for the full week is expected




This information applies to the full-week conference only

For details regarding the workshops on June 18-20 only, click HERE - coming soon!

Who can apply? Application for the full conference is open to the following groups:
  • SDA K-12 teachers (includes in-service teachers)
  • SDA K-12 administrators
  • SDA higher education professors
  • SDA higher education administrators
  • SDA union & conference representatives
  • K-12 teachers from Indian Springs High School Health Academy
  • K-12 teachers from the San Bernardino City Unified School District
  • Alumni from past EXSEED summer conference may only attend the full conference once; however, they may attend the 2-days hands-on workshops.
Are there eligibility requirements? Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Required qualifications to be accepted:
1) Teaching or other involvement in one or more of the following disciplines or integrated STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math.
2) Agreeing to participate in at least one EXSEED STEM school project in the coming school year.
Is there an attendance requirement? To fully benefit from the conference programming and resources, first-time, full-conference attendees are expected to attend the entire week.
How do I apply?
  • Apply: Please click on the link that is provided to apply for EXSEED. Fill out the online application form out as soon as you can and submit it.
When will I be notified of my acceptance? Review of applications is rolling. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status approximately up to two weeks after submitting the application.
If I'm accepted, when is my $100.00 registration fee due? You need to enter your payment information at the end of the application. However, your credit card will not be charged until you are notified that you are accepted.