[blindkid] STEM2U Applications due soon!

Carlton Anne Cook Walker attorneywalker at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 22:48:29 UTC 2015

>From NFB Jernigan Institute Director of Education Natalie Shaheen:

Calling all blind students, parents of blind children, and teachers working
with blind students!

During the 2015-2016 school year, the National Federation of the Blind will
facilitate three science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs
across the country as a part of its National Center for Blind Youth in
Science! NFB STEM2U will provide exciting accessible STEM learning
opportunities for blind students in grades 3-6 and grades 9-12. Parents and
teachers will also have the opportunity to join in the fun and learning!

Program Dates:
· NFB STEM2U Phoenix (AZ); November 5-7, 2015
· NFB STEM2U San Francisco (CA); March 3-5, 2016
· NFB STEM2U Minneapolis (MN); May 19-21, 2016
· NFB STEM2U Leadership Academy; October 2-4, 2015 (a special event for
high school students)

Blind and low-vision students (and their parents and teachers) who are
looking for more opportunities to learn about STEM and to have fun with
their peers from across the country should apply to attend NFB STEM2U.

LEARN MORE AND APPLY: www.blindscience.org/nfb-stem2u

Application periods will close in late summer; don’t miss your opportunity
to apply!

If you have questions, please contact Natalie Shaheen by email at
STEM at nfb.org.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science
Foundation under Grant No. 1322855.

Carlton Anne Cook Walker
Attorney at Law
President, National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Teacher of Students with Blindness/Visual Impairment
105 Creamery Road
Boiling Springs, PA   17007
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Twitter: braillemom

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