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i-STEM @ CWI

College of Western Idaho LogoThis year Treasure Valley i-STEM Institute (TViSTEM) will be June 25-28 at College of Western Idaho (CWI). Over these four days, participants will attend workshop strands, participate in general sessions with keynote speakers and network with other STEM educators across the state. Participants will receive continuing education credits (see below) and leave with a kit of materials related to the strand workshop they attend, ready to implement what they have learned into their classrooms. APPLICATIONS TO ATTEND i-STEM WILL OPEN FEBRUARY 1, 2019 – Visit https://stem.idaho.gov/grants to apply.

Cost: The registration fee for Idaho public formal and informal educators is $50. The registration fee for private, non-Idaho, home-school and other educators is $500.

Professional Development Credits (CEUs): Participants can purchase two graduate professional development credits from Boise State University ($60/credit) for attending i-STEM and purchase an additional credit upon completion of a follow up professional development assignment in Fall 2019 (TBD).

Travel: If eligible, travel stipends will be sent from STEM AC to participant’s school districts or organizations after the i-STEM institutes. Distance is measured from the participant’s organization (school, library, after-school program) to the closest institute location. Participants must attend all four days of the institute to receive a travel stipend.

i-STEM @ CEI

This year the i-STEM institute at College of Eastern Idaho (CEI) will be June 24-27. Over these four days, participants will attend workshop strands, participate in general sessions with keynote speakers and network with other STEM educators across the state. Participants will receive continuing education credits (see below) and leave with a kit of materials related to the strand workshop they attend, ready to implement what they have learned into their classrooms. APPLICATIONS TO ATTEND i-STEM WILL OPEN FEBRUARY 1, 2019 – Visit https://stem.idaho.gov/grants to apply.

Cost: The registration fee for Idaho public formal and informal educators is $50. The registration fee for private, non-Idaho, home-school and other educators is $500.

Professional Development Credits (CEUs): Participants can purchase two graduate professional development credits from Boise State University ($60/credit) for attending i-STEM and purchase an additional credit upon completion of a follow up professional development assignment in Fall 2019 (TBD).

Travel: If eligible, travel stipends will be sent from STEM AC to participant’s school districts or organizations after the i-STEM institutes. Distance is measured from the participant’s organization (school, library, after-school program) to the closest institute location. Participants must attend all four days of the institute to receive a travel stipend.

i-STEM @ CSI

College of Southern Idaho LogoThis year the i-STEM institute at College of Southern Idaho (CSI) will be June 24-27. Over these four days, participants will attend workshop strands, participate in general sessions with keynote speakers and network with other STEM educators across the state. Participants will receive continuing education credits (see below) and leave with a kit of materials related to the strand workshop they attend, ready to implement what they have learned into their classrooms. APPLICATIONS TO ATTEND i-STEM WILL OPEN FEBRUARY 1, 2019 – Visit https://stem.idaho.gov/grants to apply.

Cost: The registration fee for Idaho public formal and informal educators is $50. The registration fee for private, non-Idaho, home-school and other educators is $500.

Professional Development Credits (CEUs): Participants can purchase two graduate professional development credits from Boise State University ($60/credit) for attending i-STEM and purchase an additional credit upon completion of a follow up professional development assignment in Fall 2019 (TBD).

Travel: If eligible, travel stipends will be sent from STEM AC to participant’s school districts or organizations after the i-STEM institutes. Distance is measured from the participant’s organization (school, library, after-school program) to the closest institute location. Participants must attend all four days of the institute to receive a travel stipend.

i-STEM @ ISU

Idaho State University LogoThis year the i-STEM institute at Idaho State University College of Technology will be June 18-21. Over these four days, participants will attend workshop strands, participate in general sessions with keynote speakers and network with other STEM educators across the state. Participants will receive continuing education credits (see below) and leave with a kit of materials related to the strand workshop they attend, ready to implement what they have learned into their classrooms. APPLICATIONS TO ATTEND i-STEM WILL OPEN FEBRUARY 1, 2019 – Visit https://stem.idaho.gov/grants to apply.

Cost: The registration fee for Idaho public formal and informal educators is $50. The registration fee for private, non-Idaho, home-school and other educators is $500.

Professional Development Credits (CEUs): Participants can purchase two graduate professional development credits from Boise State University ($60/credit) for attending i-STEM and purchase an additional credit upon completion of a follow up professional development assignment in Fall 2019 (TBD).

Travel: If eligible, travel stipends will be sent from STEM AC to participant’s school districts or organizations after the i-STEM institutes. Distance is measured from the participant’s organization (school, library, after-school program) to the closest institute location. Participants must attend all four days of the institute to receive a travel stipend.

i-STEM @ NIC

This year the i-STEM institute at Northern Idaho College (NIC) will be June 17-20. Over these four days, participants will attend workshop strands, participate in general sessions with keynote speakers and network with other STEM educators across the state. Participants will receive continuing education credits (see below) and leave with a kit of materials related to the strand workshop they attend, ready to implement what they have learned into their classrooms. APPLICATIONS TO ATTEND i-STEM WILL OPEN FEBRUARY 1, 2019 – Visit https://stem.idaho.gov/grants to apply.

Cost: The registration fee for Idaho public formal and informal educators is $50. The registration fee for private, non-Idaho, home-school and other educators is $500.

Professional Development Credits (CEUs): Participants can purchase two graduate professional development credits from Boise State University ($60/credit) for attending i-STEM and purchase an additional credit upon completion of a follow up professional development assignment in Fall 2019 (TBD).

Travel: If eligible, travel stipends will be sent from STEM AC to participant’s school districts or organizations after the i-STEM institutes. Distance is measured from the participant’s organization (school, library, after-school program) to the closest institute location. Participants must attend all four days of the institute to receive a travel stipend.

i-STEM @ LCSC

Lewis-Clark State College LogoThis year the i-STEM institute at Lewis-Clark State College (LCSC) will be June 17-20. Over these four days, participants will attend workshop strands, participate in general sessions with keynote speakers and network with other STEM educators across the state. Participants will receive continuing education credits (see below) and leave with a kit of materials related to the strand workshop they attend, ready to implement what they have learned into their classrooms. APPLICATIONS TO ATTEND i-STEM WILL OPEN FEBRUARY 1, 2019 – Visit https://stem.idaho.gov/grants to apply.

Cost: The registration fee for Idaho public formal and informal educators is $50. The registration fee for private, non-Idaho, home-school and other educators is $500.

Professional Development Credits (CEUs): Participants can purchase two graduate professional development credits from Boise State University ($60/credit) for attending i-STEM and purchase an additional credit upon completion of a follow up professional development assignment in Fall 2019 (TBD).

Travel: If eligible, travel stipends will be sent from STEM AC to participant’s school districts or organizations after the i-STEM institutes. Distance is measured from the participant’s organization (school, library, after-school program) to the closest institute location. Participants must attend all four days of the institute to receive a travel stipend.

Idaho FRC Regional

The FIRST Robotics Competition challenges high school students around the world to build up to 120 lb. robots to solve playing field challenges in fast-paced matches. The Idaho Regional is committed to inspiring young people to become passionate about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

Hackfort

 

Hackfort is not your traditional tech conference! We proudly wear the title ‘digital humanities conference’ and aim to bring those passionate about tech culture together in one place to trade new ideas and experiences. We love having a good time engaging all things tech.

Western Idaho Science & Engineering Fair

 

Each spring, the Idaho STEM Action Center and its partners proudly host three regional high school science and engineering fairs for students across Idaho. These fairs offer students the opportunity to engage in original STEM research projects aligned with their interests. Students present their findings at the Northern, Western, or Eastern Idaho Science and Engineering Fair.Each fair offers students the opportunity to meet and learn with other motivated students in their area. Representative teams from each region are selected to attend and compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF). Funding is available to support student projects and travel. For more details, visit stem.idaho.gov/grants

 

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FabSLAM Pocatello Student Showcase

The Student Showcase is the culmination of the FabSLAM 3D Design and Fabrication project featuring teams from schools and libraries across Idaho. Student teams work to design a solution to a challenge from their community. This year’s challenge is all about Transportation and the teams will present their completed project at the Showcase event.