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**AT CAPACITY** Building Bridges Challenge (for student teams)

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The maximum of 10 registrations has been reached.
Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 4
Agency Contact: Nicole Cooksey
Agency Assistant: Donna Elsen (608) 786-4854 Ext. 4854
Location: CESA #4
923 East Garland Street
West Salem, WI 54669
Facility: Heritage A/B
Date/Time:
3/9/2017 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM Morning Refreshments & Registration begin at 8:30

***Workshop Filled to Capacity***

About the workshop:

Each teacher may bring up to four students to participate in the Bridge Challenge.  (Please list student names in the notes section of MQR upon registering).  Students will take a pre-task survey to self-assess skills in engineering, creativity, and problem-solving.  Student teams will create, design and build a Balsa Wood Bridge.  Teachers fill complete anecdotal observations forms to assess students while working on the task.  This event is funded through the 2016-2017 Gifted and Talented Grant.  Per grant requirements, a minimum of 25% of the student participants on a team must be from an under-represented group.  This challenge is ideal for students in grades 4-10.

Free to student/teacher teams from schools within the MVGT Network (includes Cashton, Whitehall, Wonewoc);  $50 per team for non-MVGT Schools.

Snacks and lunch provided.

Four students may attend with every one teacher that registers.  Max of 75 people.

Participant Cancellation Policy: You must contact CESA #4 to cancel attendance one week prior to the scheduled event. CESA #4 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA #4 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. CESA #4 reserves the right to cancel any workshop due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by e-mail or phone if a workshop is cancelled. If a participant is a 'no show' the school will be billed for the registration fee, or loss of the 'free' attendance slot.

Weather Conditions: If a workshop has been cancelled due to weather conditions, every effort will be made to reschedule the workshop. If weather conditions are questionable, please call CESA #4 Voice Mail at (608) 786-4800; Toll Free (800) 514-3075. A message will be posted regarding workshop weather cancellations.

Other Helpful Hints: Room temperatures vary from one workshop location to another, so bring a jacket or sweater for maximum comfort.

Accommodations: If you need an accommodation to participate including interpreter services (sign language or other spoken language) please email the workshop contact to set up these services. A two-week notice is appreciated.

CESA #4 IS HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE.