Instructions:-Nominees must be currently finishing seventh grade to enter eighth grade in the fall;-There may be no more than five nominees per school. If multiple teachers at a school participate in the nomination process, all teachers should agree upon the five students nominated;-List nominees in order of rank (most qualified first).-Use as much space as needed, include additional pages if necessary. The more information that is provided the better we are able to evaluate each candidate.
The AAUW National Tech Trek Program seeks to be diverse and inclusive in its outreach. It is a priority that girls are selected who may not have exposure to inspiring STEM programs. Please take into account when nominating a girl what you know about her and whether she would truly benefit from this experience.
Qualities of a Tech Trek camper:-Excited by math and science disciplines with the potential to excel;-Has at least a “B” average;-Demonstrates a need for exposure to STEM opportunities and has yet to participate in a week-long STEM camp experience;-Demonstrates maturity when interacting with peers;-Ability to adapt to new situations, shows interest in learning new things, especially in math or science;-Follows directions well and shows patience and persistence in task completion;-Works well in group situations and is willing to help all levels of students in the class;-Cooperates with teachers, shows respect for other students and regularly participates in class discussions;-Demonstrates responsibility, exhibits self-control and has no serious discipline issues;-Makes positive choices for herself, in and out of class;-Willing to try a challenging task, and complete it.