Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — We’d like to send an Intel STEM pro to chat with your program

| February 9, 2021
 
Invite a STEM Professional from Intel to Visit Your Program Virtually
 
 
Does your program want to have a STEM professional pop in virtually to talk to your youth or lead them in a fun activity or talk to them about career path, diversity and/or barriers? Great news: AzCASE has a new partnership with Intel to make this happen for you!
 
Email info@azafterschool.org with the subject line: INTEL, and let us know what you would like for your program.
 
Best news? It is FREE to you!! Keep STEM alive and active in your program!
 
 
[Training] Building Connections Virtually
Tuesday, February 16th, 9:30 am
Presenter: Adam Brooks
 
Youth have been interacting online with each other for quite some time. So how do we as educators connect with them while modeling healthy behaviors? Building connections through the digital space can be challenging, this 1-hour AzCASE virtual workshop will teach you strategies to get, and maintain students’ attention online. Virtual learning and youth programs can take place when we use the digital space creatively and with the holistic child in mind.
 
 
Girls Who Code Virtual Summer Immersion Program
Application Deadline: Feb. 17
 
Apply to Girls Who Code’s free 2-week Virtual Summer Immersion Program for an unforgettable experience! Current 9th -11th grade girls and non-binary students are eligible to apply. 
 
The early application deadline is approaching quickly on February 17th!We strongly encourage students from underrepresented groups in tech to apply early, including Black, Latinx, and students from low-income backgrounds.
 
Why should you join Girls Who Code this summer?
    
  • Learn how to use HTML, CSS, and Javascript coding skills to make an impact on what matters to you. Not a coder yet? No problem!
  • Join a sisterhood of supportive peers and make lifelong friendships!
  • Meet women in tech from top corporations like Disney, AT&T, Twitter & more. 
  • You can join for free! Plus, Girls Who Code will provide need-based tech support for those who qualify.
 
 
Leap Into Science Light & Shadow Workshops
 
The Arizona Science Center and Arizona State Library are hosting virtual trainings – Leap into Science Light and Shadow workshops this month!
 
Leap into Science is a nationwide program developed by The Franklin Institute Science Museum that integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books, designed for children ages 3-10 and their families. The program empowers educators to offer workshops in community settings like libraries, museums, and out-of-school time programs to engage underserved audiences in accessible and familiar settings.
 
Cohort 2 – 2:00 pm on Tuesdays
February 09, 16, and 23
 
Cohort 3 – 10:00 am on Fridays
February 12, 19, and 26
 
Upon completion of the 3 training sessions, each organization (up to 50 organizations) will receive supplemental material for “take and make kits” to complement the Leap into Science Virtual Programs. If this is your first year participating you may also receive an educator kit that provides materials needed to present a virtual or in person Leap into Science Light and Shadow workshop for the families your organization works with.
 
website | email | 602.734.5434
 
 

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