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Registration Deadline March 31: Engaging Secondary Students in Authentic Research - Year 2

03/26/2019 9:35 AM | VAST Webmaster (Administrator)

Register by March 31, 2019

 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AuthRes2

Engaging Secondary Students in Authentic Research – Year 2

When:  May 22-23, 2019

Where: Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA

Time:    May 22: 7:45 am – 8:30 pm

                May 23: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Description:  Twenty teachers – who do not currently participate in VJAs – will be supported to attend the Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) and Virginia Academy of Science (VAS).

  • May 22, 2019:  Orientation breakfast; Observation of VJAS student presentations (over 600); Lunch with judges; College/Career Fair and laboratory tours; Group dinner and discussion; VJAS General Session & George W. Jeffers Memorial Lecture (Time:  7:45 am – 8:30 pm)
  • May 23, 2019:  VJAS Awards Ceremony (part); VAS Education Section – concurrent presentations; Presentations by VJAS first place winners; VAS Poster Session & President-Provost Reception; Closing events  (Time: 8 am – 2:30 pm)

In 2019, priority will be given to participants from Tidewater, Northern Neck, and Southside. Others will be accepted on a space-available basis, and given priority when VJAS is in their area. For information about VJAS, go to www.vjas.org. For information about VAS, go to http://vacadsci.org  In April and May, these sites will post detailed information about events.

Meals:  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are provided on May 22. Breakfast and lunch are provided on May 23.

Lodging:  We are not able to provide reimbursement for lodging.

Information:  You will receive notification of acceptance from Barbara Scott (Barbara@ittip.org) at Longwood University’s ITTIP. Closer to the date you will receive logistical information regarding final program, campus locations of events, parking, etc.

Registration deadline is March 31, 2019. Registration is required to attend.


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