You Can Make a Difference: Learn How to Plan Role Model Visits and Field Trips to Inspire Girls in Technology, Science, and Engineering

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

How can I get my students excited about a career in technology, science, or engineering? How can I work better with industry professionals and corporate partners to encourage outreach to students? When a role model visits my classroom, how can I make sure they are engaging and able to excite my students about careers in science, technology, and engineering? Participate in this webcast and you will learn how to address these questions and help role models connect with girls in your community. Since 2000, Techbridge has served over 2,000 girls and 7,000 educators and corporate partners through trainings and resources. With hands-on projects like the Green Dollhouse Project and Cars and Engines that capture girls’ interest Techbridge has successfully put girls into the STEM pipeline. In this webcast, you will learn how to work with role models and corporate partners to host engaging visits and field trips. We will share our recipe for success—make it personal, passionate and interactive—and give you resources to make every role model encounter an impactful one.

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