AfterSchool STEM for girls

Created Thursday 07 January 2016


Afterschool STEM program with the Jane and John Marks Foundation and Ladies Learning to Lead.

We need people in two possible capacities; "lead instructors" and "team helpers."

Lead instructors would be responsible for directing 1 or more of our teaching sessions which will be detailed below; solid experience in the topic would be required.

Qualifications for "team helpers" is a bit more relaxed; any college-level student with an aptitude and interest in learning about our IT related topics would qualify. We can take nearly any willing IT/ICT student for this.

We are seeking approximately 2-5 lead instructors and 5 to 12 team helpers.

Dates: Jan 19th - May 3. Thursdays, 2:30-5:30. Sat, Jan 26th will be an (optional) STEM competition where the girls will showcase their ideas and interact with local leaders.

Location: Apalachee Ridge Tech Center, 937 Kendall Drive, Tallahassee FL.

Topics: The focus of the program will be programming and hacking the Raspberry Pi, a Linux based single-board computer. So, all of the following are helpful, but, as indicated before, any motivated IT student should be able to be a team helper.

- Basic Linux skills
- File management
- Installing Programs in Linux

- Using basic office software
- HTML/CSS
- Web Server Admin

Training: John Marks, Lucas Von Hollen and other helpers will be available to provide training @ FSU on mutually agreeable times, Mondays and/or wednesdays, TBA.

Please forward any questions you may have to John Marks - jmarks@fsu.edu



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