Week of March 11, 2019
Team Event Strategy: TRACK YOUR DATA
Here is a form to collect your impact. Please look it over! This form is meant to help you explain your progress and community impact. It is due May 5th along with your website and video. When you fill it out your responses are sent back to you - so you will have the information to put straight into your website.
Final project Deadline: May 5th is the deadline to turn in your final website and an end-of-year video. All materials - including guidelines and rubrics are found on our Curriculum page.
Shout out to:
California Academy of Mathematics and Science using their meetings to plan how spread awareness about domestic violence through posters, presentations, website, and fundraising.
Crown Preparatory Academy for leading their own STEM workshop at a local elementary school after attending their own STEM workshop at Microsoft.
STEM of Boyle Heights for hosting their #grownfrometheheart Open House last month.
Engagement Opportunities (see all here)
NEW THIS WEEK: NATIONAL
KODE WITH KLOSSY SUMMER CAMPS:
Locations: NYC, Seattle, San Francisco, St. Louis, Chicago, Dallas, Boston, Portland, Atlanta, Detroit, Philadelphia, Austin, Washington D.C., Miami and Denver
Los Angeles Dates: July 8th - 19th and July 22nd - August 2nd
Learn More and Apply
Deadline: March 31st
Description: In the two-week camp, young women learn to build web or mobile applications in a collaborative and creative environment focused on fostering community. In addition to direct learning, we host inspiring women in technology as part of a speaker series. The program is 100% free for students including laptops, lunches/snacks as well as transportation stipends, if/as needed.
Young women can apply through a quick, easy and creative application at kodewithklossy.com/apply!
EDUCATORS: TECHFIT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Summer, NO-COST STEM program PD for middle school teachers/counselors (Stipend to attend and additional Stipend to support the implementation of after-school or in-class activity)!
Date/Location: July 22-27, 2019 at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC (required check-in is on July 21)
To be considered for TECHFIT, complete and submit the online application form (https://techfit.tech.purdue.edu/Teacher_App2019.aspx) no later than Friday, March 29, 2019.
Description: Selected applicants will earn $100 each day for full participation in the program, which includes, but is not limited to, completion of all projects, forms and assessments, and plans for delivery of the program. Accepted applicants are expected to successfully implement the complete TECHFIT curriculum as a class and/or as an afterschool program at their schools the immediately following school year. Successful implementation of the curriculum qualifies the applicant for an additional stipend of up to $500.
NEW THIS WEEK: LOCAL TO LOS ANGELES
Center Theater Groups College and Career Fair for the Arts
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Location: Center Theatre Group Offices at the Music Center Annex; 601 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 in Downtown LA
Time: 9:30am – 4pm
Click here to RSVP via Google Forms. - RSVPs required to guarantee admission and be eligible for free headshots upon check-in. RSVPs close on Thursday, April 4th at 5pm. The Fair is open to current high school students, parents, and teachers; some workshops are just for students.
Questions or more information email: CareerFair@CTGLA.org
Lackawanna Blues Teen Youth Summit: Celebrating our Stories
Date: Thursday, April 11th – Free Event & Performance!
Location: Music Center Annex:
Time: 4:30-9:30pm (includes performance time)
Space is Limited! RSVP HERE by 5pm Tues, April 9th.
For more information visit CTGLA.org/YouthSummit or call Felipe at 213-972-7587.
Description: This TOTALLY FREE EVENT takes place after school and includes interactive pre-show workshops that explore the themes of the play Lackawanna Blues through poetry and movement workshops, free dinner, music, and performance at the Mark Taper Forum!
Los Angeles Education Environmental Fair
Date:Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden in Arcadia.
Description: The Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair aims to inspire sustainable living through education opportunities, local connections, and community empowerment. Join local environmental resources and learn about lifestyle solutions that impact the health of our planet through hands-on activities and interactive presentations
bus for a project related field trip. More info available at
LA County teachers grades 6 through 12 are invited to a free campus recycling workshop to take place in the Oak Room from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Attendees qualify for a firstname.lastname@example.org
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