Month: March 2017

Announcing our 2017 Winter Grant Recipients!

We are excited to announce and congratulate to our winter grant recipients! Congratulations to the following programs:

Design Connect Create!  Our partner for delivering summer AP physics camps for girls will offer six camp sessions in 2016 in Dallas ISD, Mesquite ISD, Fort Worth ISD, DeSoto ISD and Grand Prairie ISD.
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) received a grant to deliver a second year of STEM Gender Equity training for educators in the Fort Worth ISD. NAPE training helps educators identify possible sour ces of bias, recognize the unique gifts of others and embrace cultural diversity.
Texas A&M College of Education and Human Development received a grant to provide a STEM camp for middle school girls in collaboration with the Wylie ISD SMARTgirls program. The mission of SMARTgirls is to expose middle school girls to a variety of engineering disciplines through engaging hands-on activities that inspire and encourage their interest in STEM.
The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management received a grant to provide an IT STEM camp for middle school girls.

 

TAMU STEM camp for girls

High-Tech High Heels is proud to support Texas A&M’s AggieSTEM program in launching their first all-girls camp aimed at students in grades 7-12. AggieSTEM is a partnership between Texas A&M and Dallas ISD geared towards aiding STEM educators and schools in preparing their students for STEM careers, in addition to the summer camps, which incorporate non-credit classwork, social activities and field trips over either one or two weeks. Read more about the new program here.