We hope you'll consider joining us for the 4th annual ISU 4U Promise Mini-Conference to be held in the Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union on the campus of Iowa State University from 8:00 am to noon on Friday, January 18th. The purpose of this event is to share about new and ongoing projects connected with the ISU 4U Promise and to hear perspectives from people connected to the program at Moulton and King, in the communities, with the Community Alliance, and at Iowa State University.
The tentative schedule:
8:00 - Registration/Breakfast/Networking
8:30 - Welcome
8:35 - The Community Alliance: Supporting ISU 4U Promise Scholars Where They Are
8:55 - The ISU 4U Promise Partner Schools: Voices from King and Moulton Principals and Families
9:15 - The Urban Ecosystem Project: Synergizing Formal and Informal Science Education
9:35 - The ISU Student Volunteer Perspective: Connecting Current and Future Cyclones in the Classroom
9:50 - The College Partnership Program: Hands-On University Engagement in the Elementary Context
10:00 - Break - Experience College Night: Interactive Activities from the Colleges
10:35 - A College Perspective - Liberal Arts and Sciences: Strengthening the Connections
10:55 - The ISU 4U Promise Learning Community Experience: Highlights of the First Semester
11:15 - In Their Voice: Personalized Reflections from ISU 4U Promise Scholars on Campus
11:25 - Connecting with the First Cohort: A Few Words from Dr. Martino Harmon, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs
11:35 - Five Years In: A Retrospective
11:50 - Closing
Please RSVP by Thursday, January 17th.
Questions? Email Shari Miller, Program Coordinator, ISU 4U Promise at firstname.lastname@example.org.