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Visit http://www.shpe-dfw.org/ for all things SHPE DFW! 
 


Noche de Ciencias
April 7

Moises E. Molina High School
2355 Duncanville Road
Dallas, TX 75211


Noche de Ciencias - Science Night – is a national program to promote knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among the Hispanic community.
  •  Fun hands-on STEM activities for students
  •  Useful college information for parents & students
  •  Bilingual parent workshops
  • Food provided
     For more information contact: Justa Treviño, jatrevino80@sbcglobal.net

     Volunteers Register at:

      https://www.eventbrite.com/e/noche-de-ciencas-volunteer-tickets-16201650573

      For Students/Parents to Attend:
      https://www.eventbrite.com/e/noche-de-ciencias-science-night-tickets-16191574435

 

Professional Volunteers needed for RLDC
Our Regional Leadership Development Conference (RLDC) Committee is need of volunteers!

Please contact Cynthia Moreno at cmoreno96@ymail.com 
 
Design Your World
SWE (Society of Women Engineers) Dallas
March 28
8:00 pm

STEM Conference for 4th and 5th Grade Girls

     For more information visit the website:
http://designyourworld.org/

     Sign up to be a volunteer: https://stemforgirls.wordpress.com/volunteer-information/

Robotics Team Mentor 
  • Sunset High School - Dallas ISD
  • FTC team in FIRST Robotics
  • Students need Mentors - building/improving robot
  • Limited fabrication capabilities - needing assistance 
  • Fundraising volunteers
  • Students 97% Hispanic & 38% considered economically disadvantaged
  • many are 1st-time aspiring college students in their families
  • Needing practical & emotional support and guidance
         Point of Contact:           
            
Friedrich T Elliott, MA MBA
               AP & General Physics Teacher
               Robotics Head Coach
               Sunset High School | Dallas ISD
                2120 W. Jefferson Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75208
                felliott@dallasisd.org 

High Tech High Heels
  • Local org focused on sending women in STEM careers to speaking engagements in the community
  • Needing to expand volunteer staff/connections
  • Schools needing Minority speakers in the classrooms
  • LET'S GET MORE WOMEN AND MINORITIES IN STEM!!
              http://hightechhighheels.org/volunteer.htm

Career Day
 
  • May 14
  • 8am - 12pm
  • 15 Minute rotations
  • Presenters stationary; group of 8-10 5th graders will rotate rooms
  • Overview of presenter's job description, what you do, why you chose it, why that particular field, & some encouraging words for 5th graders going into 6th grade
  • Importance of Education, Listening, Respect, Perseverance, etc.
           Point of Contact
             Melodie Garrett
             Counselor, Polser Elementary
             garrettm@lisd.net

 
UPCOMING EVENTS:  


Leadership Retreat
April 4
9am - 1pm
4901 LBJ Dallas


Light Breakfast and Lunch will be provided
$5


Open to members & Non-members!
BRING A FRIEND


Register today!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leadership-retreat-tickets-16193022767
 
Professional Development Events

Please fill out the following ONE QUESTION survey so your SHPE DFW Chapter can ensure to offer the speakers to provide the information you're most interested in hearing and learning about or simply wanting to engage in.

CLICK HERE FOR SURVEY:
http://goo.gl/forms/sYxIhQUuVA 

Thank you for your input in advance.
 



RLDC Website: www.shpe.org/rldc5 
Click   to like the RLDC Facebook Page

The 2015 Region V Regional Leadership Development Conference will be held at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas April 23-26.

The Professional Track will include a vast variety of workshops:
  • Certifications/Hours: PMP, Six Sigma/Lean
  • Business Development: How to Start Your Own Business, Patents, Branding Yourself
  • Self-Improvement: Master Communicator, GRE Prep, Public Speaking, Personal Financing

 REGISTRATION IS ALMOST OVER!!!!!
Registration ends March. 24th

REGISTER HERE:

http://www.shpeunt.org/registration.html

Pricing is as follows:

 

Scholarship NOW OPEN!!
Deadline to apply: May 23

Quantity                 Amount
     1                  $1000
     1                   $750
     2                   $500
     1                   $250

Requirements:
- Be of Hispanic heritage and a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident
- High school seniors must have at least a GPA of 3.0 and college students must have at least a GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
- Be a full-time college student at a DFW college or university in the 2015-2016 academic year
- Pursue a degree in engineering, mathematics, computer science, and physical or applied science


Please have applications visit:
http://www.shpe-dfw.org/scholarship
 

SPRING SOCIAL
Thursday Night
April 16



More info to come in the April Newsletter....
 



Walk for Education
NSBE
April 18
Cummins Recreation Center




We hope that you've registered to be apart of the 1st Educational Walk in Dallas. The City of Dallas Health & Human Services, RaceTrac, US Navy, and K104 are just a few supporting the walk. Volunteer registration can be completed at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1xlJ--JjO-_8CRXOmhW_eJ6pylorRu5-trQBhKOEIfXw/viewform?c=0&w=1

Click the link below to RSVP to the event via Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/events/500083226798660/

NSBE DFW will provide updates and you'll also be able to share with friends and get acquainted with others planning on attending.
 


Be on the lookout for 2015 DFW Upcoming Events:

  • Professional Development Workshops
  • General Body Meetings
  • Leadership Development
  • Socials
  • Community Service Projects/Events
  • Community Outreach
  • Student/Professional Interaction Activities/Events

 

     Don't Forget to check out
      http://www.shpe-dfw.org/


If you have any events/information you'd like to share with the SHPE DFW chapter please do so by filling out the "Contact Us" form on the website provided above.

SHPE DFW Board of Directors:
Juan Meza (President) ● Juan Nevarez (Vice-President)
Casandra Manning Lozano (Secretary) ● David Cruz (Treasurer) 
 Justa Treviño (SHPE Jr. Chair) ● Rudy Treviño (Professional Development Chair)
Brianne Martin (Communications Chair) ● Clemente Quinones (Membership Chair)


Events

Design Your World
March 28
8pm

Leadership Retreat
April 4
9am - 1pm

Noche de Ciencias
April 7
6pm - 9pm

RLDC Registration
Feb. 24th - March 28th


Walk for Education
April 18

Regional Leadership Development Conference
University North Texas
April 23-26
 
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