Young Women's Summer Institute

Teachers! Come Join Us at YWSI -- Young Women's Summer Institute!

YWSI is a week-long program sponsored by Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) for Ohio middle-school girls. YWSI is designed to helps girls develop an interest in computers, math, science and engineering by providing the opportunity to work on a practical, yet exciting scientific problem using the latest computer technologies.

How does this benefit you? YWSI will boost your teaching career by allowing you to:

  • Gain practical experience in project-based teaching
  • Use real data to teach and conduct research
  • Learn to effectively integrate technology into classroom activities
  • Work with exceptional middle-school girls
  • Receive a generous stipend for a week's work
  • Earn CEU credit
  • Meet outstanding women of achievement who can serve as resources during the school year
  • Learn how technology and data can be used with project-based learning
  • Pick up hands-on experience exploring the Big Darby Creek watershed, a national scenic river
  • Gain positive personal experiences
  • Have fun!