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We encourage teachers, school administrators, students and educators to develop and/or use existing educational programs to further STEM education for Franklin/Grand Isle County school children. Apply today!
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By 2020, the demand for STEM professionals will add over 1 MILLION jobs within the U.S. Every donation helps towards our cause in supporting education. Be a STEM advocate by making a donation!
Check out the list of active programs SCI has funded through community donations. We encourage you to find out more about our organization and how we may be able to work together to bring change to our community.
Our goal is to improve STEM based education by funding projects and programs that will help develop student interest in further education and careers in STEM related fields. By improving students’ overall level of understanding of STEM, we aim to advance their skills in teamwork, decision making, problem solving and communication.
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We had another round of very competitive submissions for our second STEM Challenge Grant funding cycle of 2017. We appreciate the efforts of all applicants who submitted proposals for this cycle. We congratulate the following grant recipients for this funding period: Jesse Byers from Fairfield Center School – Sugarbush Forest Inventory and Bird Habitat Assessment Read more about STEM Challenge Grant Recipients for 2017 Cycle 2 Announced[…]
Our 2nd Annual STEM Recognition Night was held on May 11, 2017 at the Bliss Auditorium of the St. Albans Historical Society Museum. We had a good turnout from friends, family, local educators, and their students.
Update May 15, 2017 Click Here to see photos from the 2017 STEM Recognition Night! Check out the video of the STEM Recognition Night, courtesy of Northwest Access TV. We hope to see you all at our 2018 STEM Recognition Night. Our annual STEM Recognition Night is fast approaching. All are welcome to attend. Come Read more about 2017 STEM Recognition Night – Thursday May 11, 2017[…]
Sponsoring Institution: Northwest Technical Center Project Director: Agnieszka Gagne Event Date: April 12, 2017 Event Location: Northwest Technical Center NWTC’s Tech & Engineering Day was a day-long event that will brought together middle school students from all over the Franklin County community. Students were able to showcase and display their STEM skills. There was a career day panel discussion, followed by a Read more about Northwest Technical Center Tech and Engineering Day 2017[…]
STEM Challenge Grant Recipients for 2017 Cycle 1 Announced We are very pleased with the applications we received for our 2017 Cycle 1 STEM Challenge Grant Program. The program is very competitive and we appreciate the efforts of all applicants who submitted proposals for this cycle. We congratulate the following grant recipients for this funding Read more about STEM Challenge Grant Recipients for 2017 Cycle 1 Announced[…]
Thank you to all the educators who submitted STEM Challenge Grant applications in response to our January 24, 2017 submission deadline. Our Grants Review Committee has received some strong applications for consideration. Stay tuned in the coming weeks to see our award announcements. Award announcements will be made following our upcoming STEM Challenge Initiative Board Read more about 2017 Cycle 1 STEM Challenge Grant Submission Deadline has Lapsed[…]
Are you considering putting in an application for our upcoming STEM Challenge Grant deadline on January 24, 2017? If so, you should check out the following suggestions we have put together to help you ensure that your application stands the best chance of being competitive. Key Elements of a Successful Application In order to ensure Read more about Keys to a Successful STEM Challenge Grant Application[…]
May 16, 2016 Dear Tim, Global Big Day = STEM, WHAT? OK, stick with me, I am going to get to a point or you can jump ahead and read the punch line. Definitions: in the bird watching (birding) world a “Big ” is the total number of different species of birds you see in Read more about Director’s Desk[…]
This year during the summer program at MVU, we completed a STEM Camp The main focus on the camp was Design using technology as well as learning some science and math principles. On the first day we did some science lessons on the laws of motion so they would understand some of the projects we Read more about Overview[…]
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Another goal of the Board is to encourage teachers, school administrators, students and educators to develop and or use existing educational programs to further STEM education for Franklin/Grand Isle County school children. To achieve this, the Board will encourage school administrators and teachers to request grants that will support STEM education. The Board may also Read more about Grants and Scholarships[…]
The Board may fund programs that expand STEM education via after school or summer camp programs. This could be planned and directed by the Board. The Board may wish to hire individuals who could provide this training and make available the supplies and space necessary for the program.
The Board recognizes that a well-trained work force is essential for the business community. The Board will develop a relationship with interested parties to further STEM education that will meet regional business needs. This could take the form of promoting advanced manufacturing skills, engineering training or advanced software training that could allow an individual entry Read more about Business Partnerships[…]
SCI is an organization of community volunteers. The goal of our organization is to help our community by providing support to improve the educational opportunities for our children in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Our focus is to offer assistance to the school children in Franklin and Grand Isle counties of Vermont. SCI is an Read more about Welcome to the SCI website[…]