Akahi Leadership Program

Summer opportunity for high school girls (ages 15-18)
2018 Akahi Leadership Program

This program is “designed to foster authentic, adaptive leadership and activate our future makers to realize their preferred future where a peaceful human society is harmonized with the natural world.” Program will focus on three major areas:

  • Leadership Development
  • Navigators Vision
  • Environmental Awareness

Dates: June 12-30, 2018
Venue: Huehue Ranch, Kailua-Kona on the Big Island
Fee: $3000/paraticipant. Full scholarship available (Deadline is May 12, 2018)
ALP Scholarship application

For more information:
Julie Rogers
email: julierogers808@gmail.com

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2018 STARS Program Now Open for Application

The STARS (STem Aerospace Research Scholars) Program, an intensive week-long summer program, aims to encourage more young women to pursue careers and studies in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) by exposing them to the lives and work of successful female scientists, engineers and educators.
2018 STARS Program

Dates: July 9-13, 2018
Fee: None! Pllus, all meals, transportation and overnight accommodations will be provided.

Students must meet the following requirements to apply:

  • Female, 16 years or older
  • Attend a Hawaii high school or be homeschooled in the state
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be in good physical health.

Application deadline: June 15, 2018.

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Changemakers Wanted!

Hawai`i’s own Blue Planet Foundation is offering a new opportunity for “students who are interested in changing Hawaii’s dependence on fossil fuel.” Periodic challenges (first challenge coming on Monday, April 30, 2018) will be announced through thei google site, email, and Instagram to those who sign up on this link: https://goo.gl/forms/4McwifQwj3tkKC5F3. Prizes will be given away for each challenge.

This program is open statewide to all interested middle and high school students.

For more information:
Blue Planet Foundation
Griffith Jurgens (Mr. Griff)
Education and Outreach Coordinator
Blue Planet Foundation
email: griff@blueplanetfoundation.org
W: 808.954.6147
C: 808.753.0960

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2018 Summer Molecular Biology Lab PD Opportunity

Hot of the Press!

Application deadline has been extended to May 20, 2018. Run, don’t walk, to apply!

This popular program is open to 20 high school Science and/or Health Services/Sciences teachers.
Dates: June 18-22, 2018
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm daily
Venue: UH Manoa JABSOM (John A. Burns School of Medicine)

Other perks:

  • Lunch provided daily
  • $500 stipend for participation
  • Flight and hotel expenses for those traveling from Neighbor Islands

Doesn’t get better than this!

Interested teachers should contact Rosa Castro at rdcastro@hawaii.edu or 808-692-1287 ASAP to reserve a spot.

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2019 Hawai`i Association of CTE Coonference

Mark your 2019 (January 25) calendar for “a day of discovery, collaboration, and networking with fellow CTE professionals from the Department of Education and the University of Hawai’i System.”
Hawaii 2019 Hawaii ACTE Conference

Early Registration: $175 before November 1, 2018.

Visit the Hawaii Association CTE website HACTE for the most up-to-date conference information.

For more information:
Warren Kawano
President, Hawaii ACTE

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2018 Summer Hawai`i Coral Reef Education Workshop

Great summer opportunity to learn coral biology from scientists.
Good news for Neighbor Island teachers: Airfare, housing, meals, & and a stipend of $100 per day will be provided.
Hawaii Teacher Workshop Flyer 2018_v3

Salient points:

  • This two-day workshop is open only to teachers of Grades 3-7 (serving student ages 8-12)
  • Workshop Dates: July 14-15, 2018
  • Venue: Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, Oahu
  • Application deadline: April 30.2018
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Early College

“Early College is an initiative that allows high school students to take college classes on their high school campus.” This program is available through Hawai`i Community College Palamanui. As each school may have a slightly different format, please see attached for Kealakehe High’s program.
Early College and Running Start Enrollment Packet – Summer-Fall2018

More information on the University of Hawai`i’s program can be found at this link: UH Early College Program

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