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Bringing computer science to K-8th students.
Empower Our Youth!
AccelerateTEACH: Bringing computer science to K-8 education!Q Do2019-11-12T02:41:58+00:00
AKID Teach Webinar
Empowering Youth With Quality STEAM Afterschool Programs With Dr. Sara Plachta Elliot, Executive Director of the Youth Development Resource Center (All proceeds go to Youth Development Resource Center )
Afterschoolprograms are critical to the development of children and all youth should have access to high quality out-of-school-time opportunities. This is more true today than ever before for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) education. Join Thanh Tran, founder of AccelerateKID®, and Dr. Sara Plachta-Elliott, Executive Director of Youth Development Resource Center, as they have a compelling webinar to discuss the importance and know-how to run a successful program.
Moderator & Presenter: Thanh Tran is the founder of AccelerateKID® and Executive Director of Accelerate4KIDS Foundation, a 501c3. He is a Board of Directors for Oakland Schools Education Foundation and an Advisor Chair for iTEAM Programming at the Oakland Technical Schools Campuses. He’s an advocate for youth TechEd (technology education) and the startup community in SE Michigan.
Presenter: Dr. Sara Plachta Elliott is the Executive Director of the Youth Development Resource Center of Detroit, which serves a network of 150 youth organizations. She focused on community-based participatory evaluation and capacity building, holding degrees in social work, applied sociology, and social policy with a concentration in children, youth and families.