onboarding training

Hilo, Hawaii

November 16-20, 2019

The T3 Alliance Onboarding Training programs includes programming with Raspberry Pi  kit with attachable sensors; instruction in programming using NodeRed; understanding and implementing Design Thinking to address community problems; and empowering students to develop a growth mindset.  

4-Day Training Agenda

The T3 Alliance program focuses on training instructors using cutting-edge technologies: 3D printing and programmable Raspberry Pi devices that inspire students to pursue a STEM career field. Students’ knowledge is reinforced using Design Thinking to solve a local community issue with their new technological skills. Throughout the process instructors learn how to develop students’ resilience and a Growth Mindset. Training will be adapted to meet the needs of specific audiences to involve local community engagement opportunities. 

T3 Alliance Web Site:

  • Day 1: T3 Alliance overview, introduction to your technology specialists team, developing a Growth Mindset, using sensors included in the Raspberry Pi kit

  • Day 2: Introduction to coding using NodeRed, programming your Pi, connecting sensors, introduction to Design Thinking

  • Day 3: Involving your students in a community engagement project, customizing an implementation model for your site, website and support forum

  • Day 4: Structuring program to meet you particular site needs and collaborating with others. (Making the program work for you!)

Instructional Topics include

  • Summary of T3 Alliance and its positive impact on local programs

  • Become familiar with the national “Raspberry Pi” (RPi) movement

  • Introduction to working with Raspberry Pi by building computer

  • Introduction to NodeRed and coding for the Pi

  • Networking and accessing your RPi

  • Connecting the RPi to a wide variety of data collecting sensors

  • Combining 3D printing and Raspberry Pi technologies

  • Customizing the T3 Alliance model for your site implementation

  • Design Challenges and connecting students across projects

  • Creating a safe-learning environment and a successful program

  • University Dual Credit through UAF eCampus

  • Celebrating our cultural diversity


in order to register for the training, please CLICK THE “REGISTER BUTTON” .

Location of Training

The training will be held at the Grand Naniloa Resort
93 Banyan Dr, Hilo, HI 96720 / (808) 969-3333


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Hotel Accommodations

Participants will be staying at the Grand Naniloa Resort.

T3 Alliance will pay for your teams’ stay from Saturday, Nov. 16 and checking out Wednesday, November 20. If you would like to stay additional days, you may contact the hotel directly or let Roxy Mourant know, and she can help you with those arrangements.