Girls in the Middle

Oceans of Opportunity

Girls in the Middle

18th Annual Conference March 5, 2016!

Careers in science, technology, engineering and math!

The purpose of the Girls in the Middle Conference is to encourage girls in 6th, 7th and 8th grades to continue studying science, technology and math and to consider careers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.

 

Registration for 2016 Girls in the Middle Conference Now Closed.

The registration fee for girls to attend the conference is $5.00. This includes the conference, continental breakfast, lunch, and a T-shirt. Please submit your registration fee and the registration form to your school counselor, bring fee with you to the conference, or mail it to OJC via the registration form instructions.

*Please Note: Adult registration is $5.00 and includes continental breakfast, lunch and access to the hospitality room. There will not be any adult workshops. Adults are welcome to enjoy the hospitality room that will have wireless Internet.

The Girls in the Middle Conference on March 5th starts with registration at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.

Our conference includes a continental breakfast, lunch served at noon, and a Girls In the Middle T-shirt featuring our sponsors.

*Note for Parents/Counselors: If a child has a known severe allergy be sure to indicate that on the registration form so alternative arrangements for your child's workshops and lunch can be made.

Girls in the Middle is a public event. Pictures taken during the conference may be used for marketing and public relations purposes by the Girls in the Middle committee, school districts and businesses whose staff presents at the conference.


Registration for 2016 Girls in the Middle Conference Now Closed.


Girls in the Middle Conference

Workshop Activities

Workshops provide hands-on activities for participants and allow them to experience and develop a better understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math careers. Below is a list of sample careers:

•Agriculture
•Civil Engineering
•CSI
•Chemistry
•Digital Media
•Engineering
•ER Nursing
•GPS Mapping
•Human Biology
•Information Technology
•Mathematics
•Medical Lab Technician
•Nursing Laboratory Simulation
•Occupational Therapist Assistant
•Pharmacology
•Physical Therapist Assistant
•Physician
•SolidWorks
•Sports Medicine
•STEM
•Surgical Technology
•Veterinary Science

Girls in the Middle Conference Comments about Girls in the Middle

“This is a place where a girl can focus on her future.” - Girl

“My perspective of math + science has changed, thanks to the hands-on workshops + cadet role models!” - Girl

“It was really fun. I really enjoyed being with the girls and learning new things.” – Team leader

“This was so much fun, great to meet new people and work with others. I enjoyed learning so many new things!” - Girl

A Special Thanks to:

The generous support from our sponsors because of them we have been able to keep the cost of the conference low.

 

 

Contact Info.

Angela Bamber

Angela Bamber
Stem Contact
Wheeler Rm 116
P: (719) 384-6994E: angela.bamber@ojc.edu

 

 

 

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