GRITS Collaborative Project Forum
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
September 22, 2012, 8:00 AM-3:00 PM Central
Parents, teachers, guidance counselors and those who support girls in STEM education are invited to attend the Girls Raised in Tennessee Science (GRITS) Forum at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Expanding Your Horizons (EYH). GRITS Leadership Team members will introduce the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) model and participants will learn about the Program Directory, mini-grants, and other available resources. A panel discussion composed of administrators from Columbia State Community College and MTSU will answer questions on how to prepare young women for higher education. Adults will also get an opportunity to participate in hands-on STEM workshops. Adults will hear the keynote speaker, Jennifer Hill of Nissan North America and a former professional cheerleader, who earned her Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee State University. Lunch and materials are provided as well as professional development certificates. Adults can order an EYH conference t-shirt for an additional $15.00 by sending the name and desired size to firstname.lastname@example.org.