Parent/Adult Workshops

AM Keynote Speaker:

Allison M Fleshman
Lawrence University Chemistry Professor

Hooray for Questions: How Curiosity Was My Motivator”

~Parent/Adult Workshops for 2020~

College Savvy runs at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00.  If your daughter is new to Tech Savvy, you must sign up for the same College Savvy session that she registered for.

The following sessions are all available during two different time slots. Check availability when you are registering. Register early for the best chance to attend your preferred workshop!

XELLO for Career Exploration:  Academic & Career Planning (9:00 and 10:00 am)
We will look over the Academic and Career Planning process through XELLO.

How Can I Help?  Helpful Tips for Parents (9:00 and 10:00 am)
Keep your daughter inspired to continue in STEM courses and consider STEM careers. Panel discussion with STEM parents whose daughters are in STEM careers.

10 Tips for College Success (10:00 and 11:00 am)
Planning ahead for college reduces stress! This presentation will provide Top Ten Tips for helping your daughter prepare for college. We will chat about class selection, extracurricular involvement, summer camps, college visits, financial aid, and more. Bring your questions about the college search and application process.

Confidence Coding for Girls (10:00 and 11:00 am)
Overview and discussion of the book Confidence Coding for Girls by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

Demystifying the College Experience (12:30 and 1:30)
The college process can seem quite strange & confusing. This session will help peel back the layers to demystify the college process from pre-college to first year experience. We will address common questions around the college admissions process, requirements, career and school choices, selection of courses, as well as helpful tips to get ahead while saving time and money. This presentation will also utilize insights from what other students have learned in this process, providing real-life examples around healthy habits for college readiness.

College Affordability:  College Savings Made Simple – EdVest and applying for financial aid (12:30 and 1:30)

2:30 PM Keynote Speaker:

Megan Pickett, Lawrence University Physics Professor

Adults’ Program

7:30 am-8:30 am Check-in and Breakfast
8:30-9:00 Welcome & AM Keynote Speaker w/girls
9:00-9:50 Session 1
10:00-10:50 Session 2
11:00-11:50 Session 3
12:00-12:40 pm Lunch w/girls
12:40-1:30 Session 4
1:35-2:25 Session 5
2:30-3:00 Keynote Speaker w/girls
3:00-3:30 Closing Ceremony w/girls