Each student will attend morning exhibits, a keynote presentation, and three one hour workshops with lunch scheduled after the first workshop.
Nearly 14 workshops will be available for students to choose from. Students will rank eight workshops they want to attend and then select two workshops they do not want to attend. Using a mathematical model, students will be placed into workshops of interest to them and will not be placed into the workshops they chose not to attend.
Registration to the program is only online. A link to register will be posted on March 3, 2017.
Registration fills quickly, so register on opening day.
When registering online, you will be asked to select a registration type (chaperone or student) for each individual. Chaperones who do not register will not be provided lunch or materials. Chaperones are able to attend any workshop they choose, moving from workshop to workshop throughout the day and therefore, do not select workshops during the registration process. Only student registrations select workshops.
Schools may register large groups all at once or as individual students/chaperones. Whichever way you decide to register, select one email address to be associated with your group. A good choice is the attending chaperone. The email address used will receive all communication for the program (registration confirmation, payment information and workshop placements and general information) for each attendee.
We prefer that students do not register themselves, but you may allow them to as long as the email address and school name are typed correctly for each student. We would also like you to double check that no workshops they want to attend match the workshops they do not want to attend.
Note: Chaperones, please register yourself only once. If you need to register online more than one time to add students, do not re-register yourself with your group. Please verify the email and school name is correctly entered each time you register so your group remains together within the registration system. If you make a mistake in the registration system, please contact our office rather than try to renter an individual again.
Collecting Registration Information from Students
Registration is only online and for large school groups a lot of data will need to be entered. Teachers may want to use the forms below to collect information from students.
The following forms will be available by February 24, 2017.
1) Workshop Titles and Descriptions (A complete listing of available workshops.)
2) Registration Selection Form (This form can be printed and sent home. This form collects the following information: workshop selections, T-shirt size, lunch option or dietary restrictions, and special needs accommodations. Then, once the form is collected it can be used to complete the online registration.)
3) Liability and Photo Release Form (Each student must bring a parent/guardian signed copy with them to the event. Only the version available here will be accepted. Do not send this form in early with payment.)
Confirmation Emails (two are sent)
Email #1: Confirms registration information you provided and amount due (if any). Changes can be made at this point.
You will receive a confirmation email each time you register through the payment screen. This applies if you register one person or a group. Each new time will be on a different registration order and have a different order number.
Email #2: Your second email will provide workshop placement information for each student attending. This email will be sent by April 28, 2017.