CSD Learns and NTID are excited to partner together to present a webinar focused on encouraging a love of STEM studies in Deaf and Hard of Hearing middle school students. Students will see a panel of Deaf and Hard of Hearing professionals currently working in exciting STEM fields. This engaging webinar will be on April 29, 2019 at 11:45 a.m – 12:45 p.m EST. 

It’s free for your class to join!

Inspire a love of STEM studies in your students by registering for the webinar today.

After you register, we’ll email you your copy of the FREE Teacher’s Toolkit (released on April 15th!) to help you make the most of this webinar!

Register today – we’ll send your free Teacher’s Toolkit on April 15th! 

In our Teacher’s Toolkit, you can find a week’s worth of instructional content and lesson plans to help you get more from this engaging webinar. Easily hit the ground running by touching upon STEM concepts, Deaf professional role models, the environment, soft skills, and literacy leading up to the April 29 webinar. Find lesson plans, resources, activities and more! 

During the five school days before the webinar, you can go into those topics with your students with the Toolkit’s support: 

  • Monday: Introduction to STEM
  • Tuesday: Introduction to Jobs in the STEM Field
  • Wednesday: Introduction to Thrust and Propulsion
  • Thursday: Introduction to Reducing Waste
  • Friday: Introduction to Coding

About our panelists … 

Sachiko studied Wildlife and Fisheries Science at Texas A&M University and went on to get her Masters in International Development from Gallaudet University. She founded CorpsTHAT, which strives to create a safe and inclusive place for Deaf people in conservation corps and outdoor programs.

Johanna graduated from University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with a BS in Computer Science. She works for NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center. In April 2017, she became the first Deaf engineer to take an active role in the control room during crewed flight tests.

Jo knew she wanted to be an engineer for a living after being involved in a robotics camp in high school. She went on to obtain a BS and MS degrees in Computer Engineering with a focus on artificial intelligence from RIT. She works for Texas Instruments where she writes and tests firmware for different battery gauging products.

Steven is currently a research associate at the Systems Management and Production (SMAP) Center at University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).  He completed his BS in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from RIT and is currently finishing up an MS in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) at RIT. 

Don’t let your students miss out on this exciting opportunity – register today!