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GTEC Academy

Girls in Technology, Engineering, and Computing

A multi-day robotics academy giving female students, grades 2 - 8, an opportunity to explore in one of our robotics programs and coding. GTEC's mission is to provide opportunities for young women to become involved, inspired, and educated in technology, engineering, and computing.


GTEC Academy Spring 2020


Kalani High School

4680 Kalanianaole Hwy.

Honolulu, Hawaii 96821

Date & Time:


Available Courses:

Cyber Security (Gr. 5 - 8)

LEGO NXT (Gr. 2 - 6)

Academy Tuition:

$100.00 per Student

Sponsored by:

NCWIT, CloudGirls

Thank you for your interest in the GTEC Academy.

More information regarding out next academy will be available at a later time. We appreciate your patience.

* Registration is limited to female students

* Space may be limited, maximum 12 - 16 per course

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Cyber Security (Gr. 5 - 8)

Students will learn computer science, cyber security, cryptography, and coding in Java. Students will explore in fun-filled activities like capture the flag, Jeopardy, Kahoot, scavenger hunts through the web, and bit bingo.

LEGO EV3 (Gr. 2 - 6)

LEGO EV3 is a robotics platform using special LEGO blocks to create a moving and programmable robot. Students will learn how to use ultrasonic, light, sound, and touch sensor blocks to create a more intricate robot that can navigate through various obstacles or perform unique functions. Robots will be built to participate in exciting games and friendly competitions.

Registration - CLOSED

One registration per student is required.

*Enrollment space may be limited: Maximum 12 for Cyber Security course and 16 for LEGO EV3 course

*Registration is limited to female students

Online Registration

Step 1:

IW Membership

Step 2:

Academy Enrollment

& Payment

*Youth and adult shirt sizes are available.

  Please enter t-shirt size as 2 - 3 letter label.

  e.g. YXS (Youth Extra-Small), AS (Adult Small)

Complete the online membership application below:

Select an available course and complete online payment:


$100.00 (Includes Membership Fees)

Mail Registration

Download Membership application and complete:

Mail Membership application and payment to:


$100.00 (Includes Membership Fees)


Course, Student name, and Shirt Size


Attn: GTEC Academy


4348 Waialae Ave. Ste. 869

Honolulu, Hawaii 96816


GTEC History

GTEC was founded in 2015 by Kalani High School Robotics students Camelia Lai and Sara Nakagaki who realized a shortage of women involved in technological fields. They were awarded by the National Center for Women and Information Technologies (NCWIT) for aspirations in computing. With the NCWIT AspireIT grant and partnership with the University of Hawaii they established GTEC to inspire K - 12 girls in computing and technology.

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