*We are looking for engaging and motivated graduate and undergraduate
students who want to make a difference to underrepresented youth in
Seattle. Starting this month, you can train to become a Seattle MESA math
and science tutor for local middle and high school students.*
*WHO:* Engaging and motivated UW graduate and undergraduate students who
want to work with middle and high school students from underrepresented
groups. We are looking for students who want training and experience
working in local Seattle schools with a cohort of trained peers. MESA
tutors must attend our fall MESA STEM Tutor Training Basic Skills workshop,
enroll in our 1 credit winter, weekly seminar and commit to working 2-3
hours per week in the winter and spring in Seattle Public Schools. And in
case you were wondering….STEM stands for Science, Technology,
Engineering/Environment and Math.
*WHAT: *Join the Seattle MESA Tutor Training Program. Seattle MESA
provides enrichment opportunities and high quality resources that inspire
students underrepresented in STEM fields, to pursue education and careers
in math, engineering and science (http://www.seattlemesa.org/). We are
offering a tutor training and certification for UW graduate and
undergraduate students to work with Seattle middle and high school students
from underrepresented groups in math and science.
*1) MESA STEM Tutor Training. *This is a 6 hour tutor skills and cultural
competency training designed to get you ready to work one on one and in
small groups with Seattle middle and high school students in math and
*2) Winter 1 credit seminar and service learning.* This is a weekly,
winter quarter seminar designed to enrich your tutoring skills and provide
a cohort-based learning network through short readings, activities and
discussions of your weekly tutoring experience. You will observe teachers
and your students in their classrooms and then tutor your small group as
part of the seminar experience. This will be available in the Winter Time
Schedule (C ENV 490). Please email me for an add code.
*WHERE:* Ocean Sciences Building Room 310 for the fall MESA STEM Tutor
*WHEN: **1) MESA STEM Tutor Training Basic Skills – Monday, November 18
and Wednesday, November 20 from 2:30-5:30 (we will provide snacks!)*.
2) Winter 1 credit seminar and weekly tutoring (please contact
me for an add code when registering for C Env 490).
*Questions?* Please email TutorSeattleMESA.
*If you are interested, please fill out this survey
<https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/mchd/217157> to join the program. We
look forward to working with you!*