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First Robotics Coach & Mentor 2021-22

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Woodside High School

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The FIRST national robotics championship brings together teams from high schools and high school districts from all over the US to solve a particular set of challenges every year.


In the fall we have a new mentor orientation and mentors work with students designing and building prototypes in preparation for the build and competition season. During this phase, there is less hands on, more planning and design.


Then, the official kickoff will be on January 8th, 2022, with the build season immediately following the kickoff and lasting for 6 weeks. This is where we are the most active. The competitions take place at various times throughout the spring, depending on which regionals we choose and if we move on from the regional competition.

We are looking for individuals who can spend at least 6-8 hours a week at the school helping to plan, design, build and teach. They also need to be highly technically skilled in either computer programming, mechanics, fabrication or all three.

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About Woodside High School

Location:

199 Churchill Ave, Woodside, CA 94062, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide opportunity that matches privilege. Over its half-century, Woodside High School has emerged as one of the most dynamic and diverse comprehensive high schools on the San Francisco Peninsula. We have been listed in Newsweek Magazine's list of top high schools, and offer one of the most rigorous advanced placement and college preparatory programs in the region.

Description

Woodside High School is a fully-accredited, comprehensive four-year secondary school that has been serving the communities of the mid-Peninsula since 1958. The 34-acre campus is one of four comprehensive campuses in the Sequoia Union High School District. The District's total student population is approximately 8,000, with approximately 1,800 of those at Woodside.

Each school year is two semesters totaling 39 weeks of learning, and students follow a rotating block schedule with 95-minute classes every other day. Most students enroll in six courses each semester.

Our student-to-teacher ratio is 26:1. Forty-five percent of our 114 certificated staff have a Master's degree.

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

199 Churchill AveWoodside, CA 94062

(37.44339,-122.23214)
 

SKILLS

  • System Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Robotics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • During the 6 week build season, we will need a volunteer for 6-8 hours each week to come to the Woodside campus.
  • Anyone with First Robotics experience would be especially helpful or if they are highly technically skilled in either computer programming, mechanics, fabrication or all three.

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