April 2019  STEM Newsletter
Happy spring!

This edition of the JHU STEM Newsletter covers events, program deadlines, and opportunities from April through May. We invite Maryland K-12 students and educators to take advantage of these upcoming events and professional development opportunities. 


Center for Educational Outreach Team
Upcoming Programs and Events
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)

We are now accepting applications for summer 2019 and fall 2019! Baltimore City public high school female juniors and seniors interested in pursuing STEM majors in college are urged to apply to the WISE program. WISE offers a unique opportunity to work one-on-one after school alongside a graduate mentor in a JHU engineering and research laboratory. Intent to apply should be sent to Ruby Holder by Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Visit the website below for details on eligibility and to start the application. 

Summer Application Deadline: 8:00 am on Friday, May 3, 2019
Summer Program Dates:  June 2019 - August 2019, 6 hrs/day over 4 weeks
Location: Homewood Campus, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

Contact Ruby Holder for more information or click HERE to complete the application.

It's time for the annual Spring STEM Showcase for Baltimore City elementary students to share their projects and learning from throughout the year. Families and community members are invited to join the event and have fun with interactive demonstrations! 

Event Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Columbus Center, 701 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202

Contact Erin Burk for more information or click HERE for program details. 
ASPIRE High School Internship 

The ASPIRE program at APL is the opportunity for juniors and seniors in high school to get hands-on experience in STEM and to explore career opportunities before committing to an area of study in college. The ASPIRE program is a learning experience that exposes students to the real-world applications of what they are learning in school as well as to what it is like to work in a professional environment. Applications for 2019-2020 school year open Monday, April 15, 2019.

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Program Dates: September - May, minimum 5 hrs/wk
Location:  J ohns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd., Laurel, MD 20723

E-Mail  APL ASPIRE  or click   HERE  for more information
BmoreSTEM Ecosystem Launch

BmoreSTEM is a network of organizations and individuals committed to brightening Baltimore's future by developing a local workforce equipped to accelerate businesses related to science, technology, engineering, and math. BmoreSTEM launched on Tuesday, February 19 with remarks by Dr. Santelises from City Schools and Delali Dzirasa from Fearless.

If you want to provide input on the City Schools proposed STEM plan click HERE. To learn more about the Bmore STEM Ecosystem, click HERE.
Professional Development Opportunity
FutureMakers - Teacher Gym (& Happy Hour)

FutureMakers offers FREE teacher centered hands-on workshops with affordable and durable student-ready tools, materials, and creative technologies - think of it as gym class for PK - 8 educators who love to make and innovate. Learn how you and your students can transform the quality, scope and depth of 3D projects, and use tested tools and materials from our workshops.

4/11/2019 Workout 7: Make it move!
5/9/2019 Workout 8: Good Vibrations :)
Event Dates: Thursday,  April 11, 2019 & Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LocationShowroom Bar at the Motor House 120 W. North Ave., Suite 301 Baltimore MD 21201

Contact Future Makers  or click   HERE  for more information. 
Digital Harbor Foundation Educator Workshops

Each one of our educator workshops teaches the basics so that you can return to your own learning spaces and confidently facilitate projects and lessons. As a workshop participant, you'll receive a kit of physical supplies that you'll learn how to use during the course. After the workshop, you take home the kit for use in your own makerspace or classroom. In addition, you'll have post-workshop access to an online community and a collection of online materials that support and extend what you have learned.

Program Dates : Various dates in July & August
Time: Depends on workshop
Location1045 Light St, Baltimore MD, 21230

E-mail  Digital Harbor Foundation   or click   HERE  for more information