STEM Fridays - Spring 2020 Application

Open Application Period
Monday, Jan 27 through Friday, Jan 31, 2020 (at noon)

Please read carefully:

1. Schools are limited to one group of up to 30 students per school year, no exceptions.

2. Teachers must submit the web form below and the principal signature page by fax (970-491-2005) or scanned email attachment ( within the Open Application Period.

3. Teachers must arrange for the bus through their district's bus service once they have been notified that they have been selected.

4. In order to be reimbursed for up to $100 of the cost of the bus, schools must submit an invoice on school letterhead to the EOC after the field trip has completed and no later than 5/31/20.

5. Field trips can start no earlier than 10:00 and end by 12:00 PM.

6. Cancellations must be received by the EOC at least 3 weeks prior to the scheduled field trip or the school may forfeit future STEM Friday participation.

Applications will be selected based on the following criteria: 1) complete application and prinicpal's signature page 2) first time school applying, 3) first time teacher applying, 4) fit of our content to your curriclum, 5) method of student selection, 6) significance of program for students, 7) ability to meet logistical requirements, 8) previous cancellations, 9) grade level of students (we are looking to expand participation by high schools).

Requesting School:

Number of Students:

(Minimum number of students is 15, Maximum number is 30)
Grade Level(s):
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Email Address:
1st Choice Date:
2nd Choice Date:
3rd Choice Date:
Arrival Time at CSU: (Earliest arrival time is 10:00 AM)
Departure Time from CSU: (90 minutes after arrival time. Latest departure time is 12:00 PM)

Essay #1:

How does the activity you chose fit with your curriculum?

(150 words)

Essay #2:

How do you plan to select students to attend in order to stay within our 30 student limit?

(150 words)

Essay #3:

What would a STEM Friday experience mean to your students?

(150 words)

I understand that cancellations must be made at least 3 weeks prior to scheduled field trip.
I understand that I must follow all of my district's field trip guidelines and have permission for all students to attend.