2021 ITEST Solicitation Webinar: Solicitation Overview

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On June 30, STELAR hosted National Science Foundation Program Officers for a series of informative webinars on the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Program’s Solicitation (NSF 19-583).  During this webinar NSF Program Officers Bob Russell, Alicia Santiago, and Gavin Fulmer, reviewed the goals of the ITEST program, highlighted key aspects of the solicitation, and provided guidance on developing a competitive proposal.

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What Gets Measured Gets Done: Exploring ATE Evaluators’ and Principal Investigators’ Attention to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Increasingly, evaluators and principal investigators (PIs) are anchoring their work in equity-focused, culturally responsive, and social justice ideals. But we in the evaluation field have not yet established an empirical understanding of how evaluators and PIs define and measure diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). In this webinar, we will report an examination of how evaluators and PIs funded by NSF’s ATE program define and measure DEI within their projects.

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SciGirls Strategies Implementation Evaluation Report

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For the SciGirls Strategies supplemental activity, ten educators were trained to be SciGirls Strategies trainers during June 2019 (see the Training Evaluation Report). During that time, they developedaction plans for their local teacher training. The goal was for each Trainer to train ten or moreteachers in their local schools/districts. Trainers could plan and schedule their workshops to fittheir local context in order to accomplish the objectives of building teacher’s confidence andskills in using gender equitable and culturally responsive teaching strategies. After the trainingworkshop, the

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SciGirls Strategies Training Evaluation Report

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For the SciGirls Strategies supplemental activity, ten educators were trained to be SciGirls StrategiesTrainers in June 2019. SciGirls Strategies Trainers participated in a four-day (36 hour) in person training Tuesday through Friday, June 25-28, 2019 at Twin Cities PBS in St. Paul. The Gender Equitable Teaching and Advising Strategies (GETAS) training workshop included information on the newly updated (in 2019) SciGirls Strategies: How to Engage Girls in STEM which includes gender equitable and culturally responsive teaching strategies to advise, encourage, recruit and retain girls into CTE

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STELAR Webinars: 2020 NSF ITEST Solicitation and Q&A Session

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In April and May of 2020, STELAR hosted National Science Foundation Program Officers for a series of informative webinars on the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Program’s Solicitation (NSF 19-583). View the presentation, slides, and additional resources provided during these events.

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