Intelitek Media Alert: Girls in STEM Webinar and Open Session with Dr. Meagan Pollock

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 8:53 am

WHAT:  No cost, open session for K-12 educators featuring Dr. Meagan Pollock, Executive Director of Design Connect Create

WHEN: Monday, April 8 at 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT

REGISTER: http://bit.ly/2TmMCpp

DERRY, N.H. – March 25, 2019– Some of the biggest questions facing educators today revolve around how best to close the gender gap in STEAM education. On Monday, April 8, Intelitek will host a webinar in which attendees will be able to ask about everything they wanted to know regarding this and related topics. They will receive answers and ideas from special guest Dr. Meagan Pollock, the executive director of Design Connect Create, a nonprofit organization that empowers young women to be successful in STEM courses.

In this interactive session, Pollock will be fielding questions from the audience around the topics of:

– How to close the gender gap in STEM classes

– How to have an inclusive STEAM class

– How to assure gender-equity in your STEM class

– How to encourage more girls to get interested in STEM and STEAM fields

Before serving as the executive director of Design Connect Create, Dr. Pollock was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. She also holds a Ph.D. in engineering education from Purdue University, a masters degree in electrical engineering from Texas Tech University, and a bachelors degree in computer science from Texas Woman’s University. As an engineer turned educator, Dr. Pollock is focused on engineering equity into education and the workforce.

There is no cost to join the webinar, but registration is required. For more information go to: http://bit.ly/2TmMCpp.

About Intelitek

Intelitek has been transforming education and bringing robotics into classrooms across the globe through comprehensive technology learning solutions for more than 30 years. The Company’s innovative tools and technologies empower instructors and inspire students to improve the world around them. Intelitek’s sustainable support and professional development ensure the continued success of educational programs. By helping deliver the competencies needed for in-demand careers, Intelitek is producing results for students, teachers, nations, and economies.

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