This eModule helps team leads understand their role in the WiSTEM2D initiative, provides practical planning advice, including how to register the event with Talent for Good, select the venue and student activity, and recruit volunteers. It also reviews the data collection process and STEM2D resources available to team leads.
The YDPA program is a registered apprenticeship program, certified by the U.S. Department of Labor (US DOL), to prepare entry-level youth development professionals. As a registered apprenticeship, the program includes 3000-4000 hours of On the Job learning (OJL) and 350 hours of Related Technical Instruction (RTI). Apprentices are typically young people between the ages of 18-24.
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This self-directed eLearning Module explores a student-centered approach. Learn strategies to increase youth confidence and build their problem-solving and teamwork skills. Being student-centered is critical to building STEM identity.
This self-directed eLearning Module helps adults understand how role models can support youth to develop their STEM identity. Gain tips for how to engage youth with diverse role models in STEM and how to be a supportive role model.
This self-directed eLearning Module looks at STEM identity and how adults can foster its development among youth. Explore strategies that connect STEM to everyday life, strategies to highlight the social impact of STEM, and ways to share personal stories of STEM professionals.
This self-directed eLearning Module lays the foundation for why it is important to engage girls with STEM. Learn how to address issues of unconscious bias and gain tips for engaging young women, as well as young men, from traditionally marginalized backgrounds who are under-represented in the STEM sector.
This self-directed eLearning Module explores youth development — the growth process by which all young people seek ways to meet their basic physical and social needs, adolescent brain development, and Positive Youth Development — an approach to build competencies that are necessary to succeed in adolescence and adulthood.