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WorkshopWorkshopAdvancing STEM Research Training
DepartmentDepartmentESU 9
Default ContactDefault ContactKristen Slechta
Default Location*See Section Description
DescriptionThe ASRT Program Offers YOU:
FREE Training
Thanks to funding from Regeneron, ZEISS, and the application of Jay Cecrle of Adams Central.
Zoom Follow-up Support During the School Year
A Curriculum with Customizable Activities and Guides
Helping High School Teachers Provide STEM Research Opportunities
Information and Insight on ALL Stages of the Student Research Process

Day 1
* Benefits of Having Students Involved in STEM research projects
* Mistakes That Hinder Growth and Success
* Understanding the Current and/or Potential Obstacles
* Strategies for Helping Students Address Short-term & Long-term Goals
* Benefits of Increasing Contact Time, Structure and Enthusiasm for STEM Research
* How to increase STEM Research Opportunities and Building a Program
* Helping Students to “Think Outside of the Box” When Deciding on a Topic and Project

Day 2
* Helping Students Connect with Mentors
* Opportunities for Students to Present Research in Different Venues (Local Gatherings, Professional Conferences, National and International  Competitions.
* Understanding the different deadlines, formats and application forms of the numerous competitions

Day 3
* General Overview for Creation: PowerPoint/Google Slides or Poster
* Training Students How to Present Their Research in a Professional, Clear, Enthusiastic Manner

Day 4
* Creating Research Papers
* Community Outreach
* Establishing a Practice Night for the JSHS Competition (PowerPoint/Google Slides )
* Establishing a Practice Night for Regional Science Fairs (Poster Presentations)

Day 5 - half day
* Incorporating an Info Session for incoming Students and Parents
* Creating an End-of-year Showcase/Symposium for all Current Students to Present to the Community
* Customizing Activities to Suit Any Style of Class, Club or STEM research Program

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$400 stipend is available for ESU 9 science teachers from Title II-A Consortium Member Schools: Adams Central, Blue Hill, Doniphan-Trumbull, Giltner, Hampton, Kenesaw, Red Cloud, Silver Lake, and Sutton.
*Must attend all 4.5 days
Contact if you have questions!