CACFP Policy Webinar - Tuesday, August 3 @ 2:00pm MT
Join USDA, the CACFP Roundtable, Food Research and Action Center and the National CACFP Forum for updates on CACFP policy from Washington D.C. Ask the policy leaders and advocates your questions and hear about how Congress is looking into improving and investing in CACFP.
Curious about Curiosity Camp? IF/THEN Collection Resources to Support Girls in STEM- Wednesday, August 18th @ noon MT
GoldieBlox is educating and empowering girls by creating engaging content, fun toys, and interesting resources. In this webinar, you’ll learn more about the IF/THEN® Collection, Curiosity Camp, and the newly released Camp GoldieBlox resources. The webinar will highlight ways to use these resources to support girls in STEM. Hear from GoldieBlox founder, Debbie Sterling, and the stars of Curiosity Camp, about the importance of STEM role models and resources for girls.
BOOSTCafe: Using Data to Drive DEI Initiatives - Wednesday, August 18th from 11:00am - 12:30pm MT
This workshop will explore how to use data to inform Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives for Not-for-Profit organizations. Data-based decision-making is at the heart of informed and just leadership and allows organizations to allocate programming, staffing, informational resources, and services to meet the needs of all community stakeholders.
Speaker: Robert Murphy, Founder, Comprehensive Discipline Solutions, Baltimore, MD
Resources for Afterschool Programs: Using the IF/THEN® Collection for Programming- Tuesday, September 14th @ noon MT
The IF/THEN Collection® features resources highlighting STEM professionals who serve as IF/THEN Ambassadors, and also includes activities that can be used in afterschool and informal STEM programming. Join us as we showcase these resources designed for educators working in a wide variety of educational settings.
Addressing STEM Stereotypes and Biases: Facilitating Challenging Conversations with Youth- Wednesday, September 15th @ 2pm MT
Stereotypes about who does STEM continue to be pervasive in current society. For girls, particularly girls of color, the cultural stereotypes of STEM disciplines as male dominated and white prevent them from seeing their current or possible future selves within these communities (Kang et al., 2019). How can adults and educators address these stereotypes and facilitate meaningful conversations with youth to break down STEM stereotypes, address biases, and build STEM identities?
Join NGCP as we dig into this topic and hear from various perspectives on their experiences engaging in challenging conversations. Speakers will also share strategies and resources for addressing and discussing STEM stereotypes and bias with youth.
The New Mexico Out-of-School Time Network (NMOST) brings together policymakers, educators, childcare providers, youth development workers, and other stakeholders interested in ensuring positive youth development opportunities and outcomes through out-of-school time programs.