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nPower Teachers in STEM - Corporate Environmental Responsibility

Presenters

  • Vickei Hrdina

Description

nPower Teachers is a STEM teacher externship that partners with regional businesses to learn from professionals about the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in their industry. In April we will visit Shin-Etsu (SEH) America, a world leader in the manufacturing of silicon wafers and a top employer in Clark County.  SEH has developed a series of processes aimed at reducing their impact on the environment, and also has partnered with the Southwest Washington STEM Network to develop a highly-regarding high school internship program. Teachers will tour the exterior grounds and learn about recycling and water quality monitoring in the morning and spend the afternoon developing career-connected classroom activities to engage their students in STEM and career awareness. Protocols for the development of career-connected learning tasks will be shared. 

  • Substitute costs to the first 25 teachers registered will be reimbursed through the OSPI ClimeTime grant. 
  • Please note the location of this workshop is at the SEH America main gate.
  • Exact location, parking instruction and other logistics will be a sent Tuesday prior to the visit.   
  • Participants will do a considerable amount of walking (indoors and outdoors) on this visit. 

Location

SEH America Headquarters

Dates

  • Fri, April 26 2019 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Registration

Event # 87332

Price
Free
Registered
23 / 25
Registration Ends
Thursday Apr 25, 2019 11:59 PM

Registration is now closed.
Professional Hours
Clock Hour Number: VAH0844
6.00 Clock Hours $18.00
6.00 STEM

Subjects

STEM