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Student Enrichment Program for Underrepresented Professions (StEP-UP)
Select students who demonstrate an interest in science and medicine will have:
Interactive sessions with MCW medical and graduate students, practicing physicians, and other health professionals.
An early exposure to a variety of experiences to inspire their pursuit of a careers in medicine and science.
Extensive learning modules that are engaging and grade level appropriate given their current foundation and scientific knowledge.
Hands-on demonstrations of basic biomedical and clinical science teaching topics.
Six half-day sessions held on one Saturday per month throughout the academic school year.
Parental Information and resource sessions.
Personal Development - helps to give students the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to lead confident, healthy, independent lives and to become informed, active, and responsible citizens.
Professional Development - The curriculum aims help students develop the goals, skills, and attributes necessary for success as a student, an applicant to a professional program, and a career professional.
Hands on activities - help students develop problem and critical thinking skills, as well as gain exposure to reactions, materials, and equipment in a lab setting.Preparation for the next step - students will be given resources and instructions to help prepare them for high school.
Preparation for the Next Step - Students will be given resources and instructions to help prepare them for high school.
We believe parent support and participation translates to active and engaged students. Parental sessions will:
Provide workshops and training materials for parents on how to improve their child’s study skills or learning in various academic subjects.
Engage families in opportunities to work with their children in setting their academic, college and career goals.
Provide interaction with community partners, MCW staff, faculty, and students to share resources for parents at orientation.
December 12, 2020
January 30, 2021
February 13, 2021
March 6, 2021
April 10, 2021
Attendance is mandatory for each session.
2020 Program Timeline
Middle School Application Requirements and Procedure