SciGirls Strategies: Gender Equitable Teaching Practices in CTE Pathways for High School Girls!

June 25 - 28, 2019

Twin Cities PBS and SciGirls has a train-the-trainer PD opportunity this summer for STEM and CTE educators across Minnesota

This National Science Foundation (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-equitable equitable teaching strategies (GETS) with the goal of attracting and retaining more female students in CTE/STEM classes.

This course will be held at Twin Cities PBS (TPT) studios in St. Paul, Minnesota June 25- 28, 2019. It will be taught by Dr. Barbara Billington from the University of Minnesota’s STEM Center, and Leah Defenbaugh, STEM Outreach Manager at TPT. Transportation and lodging will be reimbursed.

  • Participating trainers will receive a four-day training June 25-28.  All travel costs are covered by SciGirls
  •  Trainers will receive a $600 stipend, CEU’s, and up to 2 grad credits for participating in the training
  • Trainers will take the information they learn in June and implement the same training to at least 10 STEM/CTE teachers grades 6-12 back at their school/district/region during the 19-20 school year
  • Participating schools/districts/regions will receive $1,000 to help implement the training during the 19-20 school year

Space is limited to only 12 participants