MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s We Are Montana in the Classroom initiative invites community members to become role models for K-12 students through a free training at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Imagine Nation Brewing, located at 1151 W. Broadway St.
Led by Dr. Amanda Duley, staff scientist at the UM Broader Impacts Group (BIG) and spectrUM Discovery Area, the Role Models Matter Workshop is designed to prepare role models to engage effectively with K-12 students through personal stories, hands-on activities
Registration for the Role Models Matter Workshop is free and open to everyone. Dinner will be provided. To sign up email Caitlin Ervin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 406-728-7836.
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“We know from research and from many of our own personal experiences that role models can make powerful impacts on the lives of children,” Duley said. “The Role Models Matter Workshop gives people from all academic and career backgrounds the tools to connect with students and get them excited about their futures.”
The Role Models Matter training curriculum was developed by Techbridge, an Oakland-based organization dedicated to inspiring girls about STEM, with funding from the National Science Foundation.
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