Parent/Adult Workshops

Keynote Speaker:

Our Keynote speaker is Elizabeth Braatz, a 2013 graduate from Appleton North High School. She is a lepidopterist for a major butterfly house in Florida.  She will share her STEM journey and the joys and challenges of her career.

~Parent/Adult Workshops for 2019~

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!

Career Cruising and Academic Career Planning (9:00 and 10:00 am)
Find out about the latest in Academic and Career Planning (ACP).  While ACP is required of all public school districts that serve students in grades 6-12 beginning in the fall of 2017, the concept is good for all students in any educational setting.  Career Cruising software for students and staff is one of the tools.  Find out how these tools can be used to help your child explore STEM careers.

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.

Glimpse of the Future (10:00 and 11:00 am)
This is a panel discussion with women working in STEM careers.

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

Considering Post High School Options/Making the Right Choice (12:30 and 1:30)

How Much Will this Cost?  – EdVest and applying for financial aid (12:30 and 1:30)

Adults’ Program

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