STEM and CTE Educators Needed for FREE Gender Equity PD!
- August 14, 2018
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Twin Cities PBS (TPT)invites schools and school districts across Minnesota and Wisconsin to participatein SciGirlsStrategies:Gender Equitable Teaching Practices in CTE Pathways for High School Girls!
This National ScienceFoundation (NSF)-funded Train-the-Trainer program provides high school-level Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Science,Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) teachers and district leaders a FREE four-day workshop on employing gender-equitableequitable teaching strategies (GETS) with the goal of attracting and retainingmore female students in CTE/STEM classes.
This course will be held at Twin Cities PBS (TPT)studios in St. Paul, Minnesota in July 2019. It will be taught by Dr. BarbaraBillington from the University of Minnesota’s STEM Center, and Leah Defenbaugh,STEM Outreach Manager at TPT. Transportation and lodging will be reimbursed.
After the GETS Train-the-Trainer workshop,participating educators will:
- Lead a professional development course for their colleagues during the 2019-2020 school year, providing best practices in creating a gender equitable STEM and CTE culture in their school or district;
- Receive a $500 stipend; and
- Receive a $1000 implementation grant for the school or district.
Benefits to schools and districts include:
- Professional development for educators on best practices for creating gender equitable CTE/STEM classrooms;
- Increased number of girls in non-traditionally female CTE and STEM courses including computer science, engineering, manufacturing and trades, as well as STEM classes that are disproportionally male;
- Evaluative feedback around student and teacher outcomes; and
- Ongoing resources and support from TPT staff.
To learn more, contactAlex Dexheimer (email@example.com).