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2015 Hawaiʻi STEM Conference Offer Stipends to Educators

April 8, 2015, 8:02 AM HST
* Updated April 8, 8:04 AM
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MEDB_logo_CMYK_300dpiBy Maui Now Staff

Maui Economic Development Board’s Women in Technology program is offering stipends for Hawaiʻi educators who wish to attend the 6th Annual Hawaiʻi STEM Conference’s Teacher Professional Development Workshop at the Wailea Marriott Resort on Maui on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18.

Educators who register now to attend either the Friday or Saturday session or both sessions can do so for a non-refundable registration fee of $25.

The following workshops will be offered:

  • Defined STEM
  • Engaging with the Worldwide Voyage Using Tourbuilder
  • Go Hands-on with Microsoft YouthSpark in Schools
  • Google Docs in the Classroom
  • Kahua Aʻo – A Learning Foundation
  • NASA Lunar and Meteorite Program
  • STEM Inquiry and 21st Century Skills for the Classroom
  • Access to Defined STEM online learning platform (a $2,793 value offered at the Friday session only)
  • Access to Real Meteorites for classroom use by NASA Ames Research Center (Saturday session only)
  • Department of Education sub-stipend (Friday session only, a $100 stipend).

To apply for the DOE sub-stipend, email Denissa Andrade at  for details.


To register, go online.


The Hawaiʻi STEM Conference empowers students and educators with first-hand exposure to advanced technologies, the latest software training, and real world challenges in the form of fun, hands-on team competitions.

The conference is sponsored by MEDB’s WIT project in partnership with the County of Maui.

For more information on the 2015 Hawaiʻi STEM Conference, go online, email WIT Program Director Isla Young or call (808) 250-2888.

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