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iSTEM Workshops in the State of Idaho
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Application to attend i-STEM will be open February 1st – March 4th

i-STEM Libraries

You can check out amazing resources and materials to support STEM education. Please contact the individuals below for information on checking items out of your local i-STEM library.

 

College of Western Idaho
Emiko Quintana
emikoquintana@cwidaho.cc
See what’s in the library HERE

College of Southern Idaho
John Hughes
JHughes@csi.edu
See what’s in the library HERE

 

College of Eastern Idaho
Frankie Adams
frankie.adams@cei.edu

Idaho State University
Chris Guthrie
guthchri@isu.edu

Lewis-Clark State College
Ken Wareham
klwareham@lcsc.edu

North Idaho College
Gail Ballard
gjballard@nic.edu

2018 Professional Development Credits

Assignment for 1st Professional Development Credit

Attend i-STEM Institute and Register on Mentorship Portal

i-STEM participants will receive one paid i-STEM undergraduate professional development credit from the College of Southern Idaho. To receive this credit participants will fill out a registration form during the institute and complete the following assignment.

Contact: John Hughes, CSI - jhughes@csi.edu; 208-732-6549.

Participants must:

  1. Attend all 4 days of the strand and institute.
  2. Complete the post-institute survey via the Community Grants Portal (https://idahostem.force.com/gms/)
  3. Complete the registration process for Mentorship Portal (https://mentorship.stem.idaho.gov/)

Assignment for 2nd Professional Development Credit

Engage with Mentors

i-STEM participants will have the opportunity to purchase ($60) a graduate professional development credit from Boise State University upon completion an assignment throughout the 2018-19 school year. A link to register for this credit and more information is available in the syllabus linked below.

Contact: Kaitlin Maguire, STEM AC – istem@stem.idaho.gov; 208-332-1729.

Participants must:

  1. Complete the registration process for the Mentorship Platform.
  2. Engage in mentorship activities via the Mentorship Platform in one of two ways:
    a) Identify at least one student-led project that would benefit from mentorship support, assist student with registration into the Mentorship Platform, and monitor the progress of the project in the platform. (10 hrs)
    b) Find at least two mentors in the Mentorship Platform or the community and set up visits with these mentors and a student group (either virtually or in person). (10 hrs)
  3. Create a lesson plan in which there is mentorship engagement. (3 hrs)
  4. Submit a final report via the Community Grants Portal (3 hrs) (https://idahostem.force.com/gms/) answering questions about their experience engaging with the mentorship platform, connecting mentors and students, and student experiences working with a mentor, highlighting best practices, lessons learned and ways they will engage with mentors moving forward.

What is i-STEM?

WHAT DID WE DO IN 2017?

QUESTION? EMAIL iSTEM@STEM.IDAHO.GOV

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