The CTE Community Collaborative, UC Riverside Alpha Center, and the Ontario-Monclair School District will join with Cal State San Bernardino (CSUSB) to host the ICreate Youth Conference for Imagination, Invention and Innovation on May 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.at the Obershaw Dining Hall in the Commons at the CSUSB campus, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino.
The program will focus on the creativity, ingenuity and innovation displayed by the students, grades 4- 12, in a variety of projects. All students in the communities are welcome to participate – organizers are calling for actors, artists, builders, crafters, creative thinkers, dancers, designers, discoverers, dreamers, inventors, makers, problem finders and problem solvers, tinkerers and writers to bring the results of their creativity to display or present. Those interested in participating or displaying need to contact Wendy Zinn, at email@example.com or by phone at 909.382.4083.
In addition to the pre-event projects created by students for their schools, clubs or personal interest, there will be opportunities for kids to participate in a range of hands-on projects at the fair, including rocket launches, art and design projects, catapults, Leonardo Da Vinci inventions, origami, puppetry, Rube Goldberg, Zumba dancing and more. There will also be a robotic display area.
More than 100 students are expected to participate. Those presenting or displaying projects should plan to arrive at 8:30 a.m. for set up. The event is free and open to the public and the media. Lunch will be provided for the youth presenters Attendees should look for directional and parking signs once they are on the CSUSB campus.
The CTE Community Collaborative is part of the Economic Development & Corporate Training (EDCT) division of the San Bernardino Community College District (SBCCD)
About the Economic Development & Corporate Training Division:
The Economic Development and Corporate Training division is comprised of the Professional Development Center (PDC), the Donald F. Averill Applied Technology Training Center (ATTC), the Center for the Advancement of Nanotechnology (NanoCenter), the regional Center of Excellence (COE), Environmental Scanning Services Hub, and the On-line Education Center (Ed2Go). EDCT provides a wide variety of customized and off-the-shelf training programs and services aimed at assisting the advancement of businesses in the Inland Empire. The division is innovative and responsive in assisting employers with employee development, retention, and job creation.