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Free STEM learning opportunity: Facebook's Engineer for the Week!

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Free STEM learning opportunity: Facebook's Engineer for the Week!

We are excited to invite you to join Engineer for the Week's Fall 2020 Sprint! It runs from October 5 to December 4, 2020.

Are you an afterschool practitioner looking for high-quality, cost-free curriculum to help your students develop computer science skills and explore engineering? Do you believe all students should have access to high-quality, cost-free programming where they can develop computer science skills and explore engineering? If so, then Engineer for the Week (EFTW) is for you!

WHAT IS EFTW?

Started in 2018, EFTW is a national, afterschool STEM program that introduces students (ages 11-18) to engineering.

Over the course of 15 hours, students work alongside adult facilitators to build tech prototypes that address a social issue of their choice. Upon completing the program, students explore engineering, develop computer science skills and gain awareness of different career paths.

Afterschool programs have had amazing experiences with EFTW during their Fall 2019 sprint; read about the experiences of The CARE Center of New Hope, Alabama; Afterschool Center of Education at Greenville ISD in Texas; and Collective for Youth, Omaha.

BECOME AN EFTW FACILITATOR!

EFTW is led by facilitators who are ages 18+ from any background or field. No technical experience is required. 

 Our facilitators come from diverse backgrounds: some are afterschool leaders, in-school educators, nonprofit leaders, or community center coordinators.

EFTW is designed to be flexible and can be led both in-person or virtually.

SUPPORT & RESOURCES

WEBINARS

New to EFTW? Sign up for a 45-minute webinar that will provide our program overview, what to expect as a facilitator, and best practices for student learning.

FACEBOOK GROUP

Join the private Facebook Group to receive live program updates and meet other program facilitators.

READY TO JOIN US?

Register your program for EFTW! Once you register as a facilitator, you will have the ability to access all open-source and cost-free material.

HAVE QUESTIONS? NEED SUPPORT?

Email Leah Silverberg at lsilverberg@afterschoolalliance.org.

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