Date: April 26 – 27, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington D.C.
Free and open to the public!
What is the universe made of? What will be the next medical breakthrough? What does science have to do with Extreme Sports? And does Hollywood get the science right? Find out at the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, hosted by Lockheed Martin! Explore science and engineering with more than 3000 fun, hands-on activities in fields like robotics, genomics, advanced manufacturing, 3D printing, DIY/Makers, space exploration, green chemistry, bioengineering, oceanography and many more.
The festival will feature more than 100 stage shows starring Dirty Job’s Mike Rowe, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Grammy Award Winners They Might Be Giants, Basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar, MoneyBall’s Paul Depodesta, cast and crew members from TV Shows like Big Bang Theory, House and Breaking Bad. Other highlights include the Career Pavilion for high-school students with a Job and College Fair, and a Book Fair featuring over 30 leading science authors. The Expo is free of charge and is perfect for teens, children and their families.
Date: March 8, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: The Nysmith School 13625 EDS Drive Herndon, Virginia 20171
The WashingtonExec Inaugural K-12 STEM Symposium will held on March 8 in Herndon, Va. The event is open and free for the public. This event is expected to bring together 500 parents, students, teachers, corporate/government executives and non-profit representatives.
There is a real need of community action to enhance our nation’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, training, careers and leadership and this is a great way to help a great cause. Please consider attending.
This all-day free event includes exciting exhibits, inspiring speakers, and panel experts who will highlight just how vital it is to engage parents, students, teachers, corporate/government execs and non-profit representatives alike in STEM education and careers.
Construction is one of the fastest growing industries in the country, and is currently facing critical skilled-labor shortages. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the construction industry will need to hire over 1.8 million additional workers by 2020. Women comprise only 9 percent of the estimated 8.4 million workers in construction trades and related occupations, representing the single largest untapped resource for tomorrow’s construction workforce.
CollegeWeekLive is the world’s biggest virtual college fair, with hundreds of colleges and universities from around the world exhibiting and tens of thousands of attendees. CollegeWeekLive events revolutionize college admissions, making the process easier and more cost-effective by bringing together students, parents, counselors and colleges online to interact, transcending time and distance. CollegeWeekLive is completely free to attendees. Sign-Up Now.
CollegeWeekLive attendees can watch admissions experts speak on topics such as how to prepare for the SAT, how to write a winning application essay or how to pay for college and have questions answered via live chat. Attendees can also video chat with college students and learn what campus life is really like. The event features scholarships and special promotions available only to those who attend. Sign-Up Now.
Explore careers, self assessment, find resources for career education training by 17 regions in Virginia and 16 different job families (designed for middle & high school students and parents).
Saturday, November 2, 2013& Saturday, February 15, 2014RSVP
You’ve heard about VCUarts, but have you seen it?
If not, Open House is the perfect time.
• visit campus • tour arts facilities • have your portfolio reviewed • meet faculty and students from each department • visit the dorms • eat in our award-winning dining hall • attend sessions on financial aid, study abroad, transferring, the Honors College, and more!
November 2, 2013: Open House
7:30 to 8:30am – Check in (Siegel Center, Lobby)
7:30 to 9am – Student Services Information Tables (Siegel Center)
9am – Welcome (Siegel Center)
10am – School of the Arts Overviews (Various locations)
10:45am to 12pm – Departmental Overviews and Q & A Sessions (Various locations)
10:45am to 1:30pm – Tours of the School of the Arts (meet in Singleton Center lobby)
11:30am to 12:15pm – Art Foundation Q & A session (Bowe St. Deck, Fifth Floor, Room 535)
11am to 2pm – Portfolio Reviews (Bowe St. Deck, Fifth Floor, Room 535)
Coming soon to a Career Center near you? Come during your lunch to hear about career paths such as careers in Radiology, Electricians and Apprenticeship Programs, Military Careers and more. Look for more info in the next coming weeks.
Students who are planning to attend a four year college/university and need to take the SAT can take it at CHS on December 7 (this was not an original test date for CHS-it’s just been added). Also, there’s still space available for the SAT prep class–stop by the school counseling office to get a registration form. The SAT prep class prepares students in time to take the test on December 7. The charge is $42.00 (which includes the cost of the book). See your school counselor for more details.