DIGITAL PARTNER DIRECTORY 2017-2018
A MESSAGE FROM THE PROGRAM MANAGER Welcome to the 2017-2018 Digital Partner Directory (DPD)! In this booklet you will find a Table of Contents filled with names of schools and youth serving organizations in the Triangle region ready to receive Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) volunteers and a page for each individual organization. Each organization seeking volunteers has submitted information about their program, volunteer openings and their contact information. Please use the DPD to orient yourself to all the opportunities available in the Triangle area this year! Key Steps: 1. Browse through the Table of Contents for the age range of students or STEM discipline you would like to work with. 2. Flip to individual organizations to find out more information on focus and areas of need. 3. Send an email or call the contact person to start volunteering! Use this information as a â€˜jumping off pointâ€™ for your adventures into volunteering through STEM in the Park. We hope this booklet leads you to connect with local schools and youth serving organizations in the area! Sincerely,
Sarah Windsor, PhD Program Manager firstname.lastname@example.org To learn more about STEM in the Park, please visit our website at www.rtp.org/stem-in-the-park/ & follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, & Facebook!
STATE & LOCAL PARTNER DIRECTORY MAP The yellow star indicates the STEM in the Park Office A red pin indicates a K-12 School A blue pin indicates a Youth Serving Organization
TABLE OF CONTENTS BY GROUP & PAGE NUMBER indicates a Wake County location
indicates both a Wake & Durham Counties
indicates a Durham County location
indicates another NC County location
5. Brentwood Magnet Elementary 6. Bugg Magnet Elementary 7. Envision Science Academy (K-8) 8. The Exploris School (K-8) 9. St. Michael Catholic School (K-8) 10. W.G. Pearson Elementary 11. York Elementary
18. Boys & Girls Club of Durham and Orange Counties 19. Boys & Girls Club of Wake County 20. ChickTech Raleigh-Durham 21. Citizen Schools 22. Code the Dream 23. Communities in Schools of Durham 24. Communities in Schools of Wake County 25. Compass Youth Center 26. East Durham Children's Initiative 27. FIRST North Carolina 28. Cortechs Robotics 29. GearCats Robotics 30. Techno Wolves Robotics 31. Zebracorns Robotics 32. Girls Scouts of NC Coastal Pines 33. Kramden Institute 34. NC Science and Engineering Fair 35. The Salvation Army/Boys and Girls Club of Durham 36. STEM West 37. Students Discover Academy 38. Wade Edwards Foundation 39. Women and Math Mentoring Program 40. YMCA of the Triangle
Middle Schools: 12. East Garner Middle 13. East Wake Middle
High Schools: 14. PECIL 15. Southern School of Energy & Sustainability 16. STEM Early High 17. Wake STEM Early College High
TABLE OF CONTENTS BY INTEREST
Pages 6, 7, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 36, 38, 39, 40
Career Days: Pages 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 29, 32, 36, 38
Computer Coding Club:
Off-Site STEM Competitions: Pages 7, 11, 15, 17, 19, 27, 28, 31, 34, 36, 39
Receiving Mentors/ Volunteers: Pages 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40
Pages 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 29, 33, 35, 36, 38, 40
Science & Math Fairs:
Pages 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 23, 24, 25, 28, 33, 36, 40
Pages 7, 8, 15, 17, 19, 22, 25, 28, 29
Pages 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 18, 19, 25, 28, 33, 34, 36, 39
Summits about a Specific Topic:
Pages 7, 8, 11, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 25, 28, 38
Pages 8, 11, 12, 17, 19, 20, 29, 33, 36
One-on-one Mentoring: Pages 7, 8, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 35, 37
Teacher/Staff Trainings: Pages 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 24, 25, 33, 34, 36, 40
Videos & Webinars for Students: Pages 7, 10, 20, 28, 29, 40
Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers In-Class Presentations Teacher/Staff Trainings Computer Coding Club Support for Students during Engineering Challenges
Days to Remember: February 12-16, 2018 -
Brentwood Magnet Elementary School of Engineering engages and empowers every student engineer to reach their maximum potential. Our engineering theme engages students in academic pursuits and challenges across all content areas.
We are looking for Engineering Week (STEM Professionals Needed on 15th) volunteers who can assist with challenge introduction, video conferencing, teacher resource connections, student challenge involvement (i.e. judging engineering challenges, providing challenge feedback, or visiting during Emily Hardee challenges), teacher field STEM & Magnet Coordinator trips, & other ideas to help email@example.com support and enhance our 919-850-8720 ext. 26317 engineering theme. www.wcpss.net/brentwoodes
Brentwood Magnet Elementary School of Engineering 5
Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers In-Class Presentations Teacher/Staff Trainings Computer Coding Club Career Days Attending Tours
The Center for Design and Computer Sciences prepares students for future success by introducing them to computer science knowledge and competencies. The curriculum encourages students to implement design processes, think critically, demonstrate creativity, problemsolve, and work collaboratively.
Contact: Renee Anderson Community Partnerships Teacher firstname.lastname@example.org 919-250-4750 ext. 25910 www.wcpss.net/bugges
We are looking for volunteers who can assist with after school programs/clubs & design projects as an "expert" on certain topics, and act as a guest speaker/expert on various topics.
Bugg Magnet Elementary - Center for Design & Computer Science 6
Student Internships Job Shadowing Computer Coding Club Teacher/Staff Trainings Career Days Receiving Mentors/Volunteers In-Class Presentations One-on-one Mentoring Attending Tours Science & Math Fairs Off-site STEM Competitions Videos & Webinars for Students
Envision Science Academy is a K-8 STEAM public charter school that provides tuition-free education to all NC students. Our mission is to provide innovative instruction through experiential learning with a focus on STEAM in order to prepare students to compete, lead, and excel in the global marketplace.
Contact: Bill Prentice STEAM Curriculum Coach bprentice@envisionscienceacade my.com 919-435-4002 www.esaeagles.com
We are looking for volunteers to mentor students through the completion of projects in the classroom and in the school maker space. We would like volunteers who would conduct career related lessons or demonstrations in the classroom or virtually.
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Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Student Internships Job Shadowing Teacher/Staff Trainings Summits about a Specific Topic Computer Coding Club Career Days Science & Math Fairs In-Class Presentations One-on-one Mentoring
The Exploris School is a K-8 learning community that engages students in a rigorous, relevant, relationship-based education. This is done through experiential, projectbased learning that empowers students to build a connected, just and sustainable world.
Contact: Volunteer Specifics:
Chris Blacker Instructional Technology Specialist email@example.com 919-715-3690 www.exploris.org
Depending on the type of programming, the volunteers could do a variety of different activities.
The Exploris School 8
Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Science Olympiad Team Coaches
Volunteer Specifics: We would like volunteers to help with grade levelappropriate presentations with an activity for STEM related content.
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School provides a Christ-centered Catholic education, grades prekindergarten through eighth, with a focus on academic excellence, and development of the whole person, through our core values of reverence, service, and leadership.
Contact: Jessie Yonkovit Middle School Science Teacher firstname.lastname@example.org 919-468-6150 ext. 223 www.stmcary.org
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School 9
Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Computer Coding Club Teacher/Staff Trainings In-class Presentations Videos & Webinars for Students Career Days Science & Math Fairs
W.G. Pearson Magnet Elementary challenges students to achieve at high levels and undertake new learning experiences and challenges each day. The curriculum focus is Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), and students are in a 1:1 technology enriched environment.
Volunteer Specifics: We are looking for volunteers throughout the school year interested in inclass presentations, career days, being mentors, videoconferencing, science expos, and showing videos and webinars.
Contact: Sherry Ballentine Technology Facilitator email@example.com 919-560-3988 www.pearson.dpsnc.net
W.G. Pearson Magnet Elementary School 10
York Elementary is a traditional calendar high-achieving neighborhood school, part of the STEM Schools Collaborative Network. York incorporates STEM into Job Shadowing the classroom Computer Coding Club curriculum in addition to Teacher/Staff Trainings providing dedicated In-Class Presentations time for students in the Summits about a Specific Topic STEM lab. In May 2016, Off-site STEM competition York became a STEM One-on-one Mentoring School of Distinction in Science & Math Fairs North Carolina.
Volunteers would be expected to work with students and teachers on engineering topics or STEM activities. Most lessons would be set but we would love fresh new innovative ideas to try out at school.
Days to Remember: December 7, 2017- STEM Night & Book Fair March 6, 2018- STEM Expo
Contact: Meg Osterhoff STEM Coach firstname.lastname@example.org 919-881-4960 www.wcpss.net/yorkes
York Elementary School 11
Interested in: Teacher/Staff Trainings Computer Coding Club Career Days Receiving Mentors/Volunteers In-Class Presentations Summits about a Specific Topic Attending Tours
East Garner Magnet Middle School is a community that empowers individuals to pursue learning, growth, and success. Middle School, International Baccalaureate, Creative Arts Magnet.
Days to Remember: February 9, 2018 - Mad City
Money (volunteers needed)
Contact: Anna Pollard Instructional Technology Facilitator/ Career Development Coordinator email@example.com 919-662-2339 ext. 24458 www.wcpss.net/eastgarnerms
East Garner Magnet Middle School 12
Interested in: Virtual Tours/Labs Computer Coding Club Career Days Receiving Mentors/Volunteers In-Class Presentations One-on-one Mentoring Attending Tours
East Wake Middle School is in Eastern Wake county. We are a Title 1 school with a large population of students that have limited English proficiency (LEP).
Days to Remember: October 27, 2017 - Career
Exploration Fair (businesses needed) May 2018 - 3rd Annual STEM Expo Competition (judges needed)
Contact: Lesley Brickhouse STEM/Career Development Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org 919-266-8500 ext. 21146 www.eastwakems.wcpss.net
We are looking for volunteers throughout the school year to do guest speaking and in-class presentations during school hours & for after school science club.
East Wake Middle School 13
Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Teacher/Staff Trainings Science & Math Fairs Computer Coding Club Career Days In-Class Presentations
Person Early College for Innovation & Leadership (PECIL) is a cooperative innovative high school. An early college high school program in our 2nd year of operation. Our focus areas are STEM, Service Learning & Character/Leadership.
Volunteers provide STEM related hands on activities for students or assist with Annual STEM day.
Contact: Shirlrona Johnson Principal email@example.com 336-322-2275 personcountyschools.wixsite.com/personearlycollege
Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership 14
Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Student Internships Job Shadowing Computer Coding Club In-class Presentations Off-site STEM competitions One-on-one Mentoring Career Days Attending Tours
Southern School of Energy and Sustainability is a STEM school. We have four academies, students complete STEM related activities in those academies.
Volunteer Specifics: We would love some help with our robotics competition, guest speakers, some job shadowing opportunities and if possible some internships as well as partners for our Business Alliance Team.
Ashley Peaks Magnet Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org 919-560-3968 southern.dpsnc.net/pages/Southern_High
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Interested in: Teacher/Staff Trainings Computer Coding Club In-class Presentations Career Days Attending Tours
STEM Early High School is a public school in Henderson, NC and we offer special emphasis in STEM education and we promote career programs through the school year.
Days to Remember: Spring 2018- Career Week 6 Sessions per SemesterSTEM Career Club
2017-2018 School YearRobotics After School
Volunteer Specifics: Volunteers would be expected to attend training to help during the school days & during events.
Contact: Mary Soriano Teacher email@example.com 252-738-2260 www.vcs.k12.nc.us/Domain/20
STEM Early High School 16
Interested in: Job Shadowing Student Internships Teacher/Staff Trainings In-class Presentations Off-site STEM competition Summits about a Specific Topic One-on-one Mentoring Attending Tours
Wake STEM Early College High School at NCSU's mission is to provide a highly supportive and academically challenging learning environment for students underserved in a traditional high school setting and underrepresented in the STEM disciplines.
Contact: Linda Brannan Career Development Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org 919-515-2255 www.wcpss.net/stemec
We're looking for volunteers throughout the school year to serve as authentic audience members to offer constructive feedback for team presentations using project-based learning concepts.
Wake STEM Early College High School 17
Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Computer Coding Club Career Days Science & Math Fairs One-on-One Mentoring Hands-On Learning Projects
Boys & Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties are afterschool and summer camp programming for at-risk youth, ages 618. We have three locations: Downtown Durham, Northside Elementary, and Smith Middle School.
Contact: Benay Hicks Director of Operations email@example.com 919-687-4517 www.durhambgc.org
We are looking for volunteers who are interested in running programs for interested students. Examples include a coding class for girls, an intro to computers class for 3-5th graders, a lesson in Microsoft Office, & anything else pertaining to STEM.
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County provide a year-round program in 7 locations . We work to enable youth to develop the skills to be responsible citizens and leaders through programs that help members succeed in school, stay healthy, learn leadership skills, and pursue interest in the arts and sports.
Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Job Shadowing Student Internships Summits about a Specific Topic Off-site STEM Competitions Science & Math Fairs One-on-One Mentoring In-class Presentations Career Days We hold coding sessions at our 7 Attending Tours locations. We use Google's CS First curriculum, which targets ages 9 14. Looking for volunteers to attend a one hour coding session for 8 weeks & answer any questions students have on self paced coding tutorials. A deep CS Contact: understanding is not necessary but rather enthusiasm about progress Lauren McGrath made by Club Members. Google Code Corps Specialist
firstname.lastname@example.org 508-983-4960 www.wakebgc.org
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County 19
Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Computer Coding Club Career Days Summits about a Specific Topic Attending Tours Videos & Webinars for Students
ChickTech is dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of women and girls. We organize tech workshops for high school girls to get them interested in pursuing technologybased careers.
Days to Remember: December 2-3, 2017- High School Kickoff Event (Volunteers Needed)
Volunteer Specifics: Our volunteers will help with monthly workshop events. We are looking for Preethi Thomas volunteers to lead and Chapter Director support workshops. We are email@example.com also looking for volunteers 919-633-9500 to fill in leadership roles. https://raleigh-durham.chicktech.org/
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Receiving Mentors/Volunteers In-Class Presentations
Days to Remember:
Thursdays September 21December 12- Weekly Sessions (STEM Volunteers Needed) December 11, 2017 - WOW! Campus Event Durham (Volunteers Needed) December 12, 2017- WOW! Campus Event Chapel Hill (Volunteers Needed)
Patricia Corbett Program Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 804-779-5055 www.citizenschools.org
Citizen Schools equips young people with the skills, access and beliefs they need to thrive as students and succeed as adults in the modern economy. We connect students with volunteer Citizen Teachers, who lead hands-on projectbased learning experiences.
Volunteer Specifics: Volunteers are needed on Thursdays starting 9/2112/12 to teach a 90 min. hands on class. There is prep time, but we have hired Teaching Associates who will support with lesson plans and delivery & a person dedicated to classroom management for behavioral support.
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Interested in: Student Internships Job Shadowing Receiving Mentors/Volunteers
Volunteer Specifics: Volunteers can choose to help with classroom instruction (web and mobile development) or serve as mentors to small groups of students developing their first apps for local nonprofits.
Code the Dream is a gateway to a career in tech for diverse lowincome students. Students receive free coding instruction before moving on to develop real-world apps for local nonprofits -- a win-win that provides great experience while giving back to our community.
Contact: Dan Rearick Executive Director email@example.com 919-886-6075 www.codethedream.org
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Computer Coding Club One-on-one Mentoring Receiving Mentors/Volunteers In-Class Presentations
Days to Remember:
With 25 years rooted in the Durham community, Communities in Schools of Durham have a mission to surround students with a community of support and empower them to succeed in school and achieve in life.
November 28, 2017 - 3rd Annual Change Makers Breakfast
Volunteer Specifics: We have opportunities for once a month or once a week volunteers/mentors. During our after school programs, students participate in a specially designed enrichment curriculum with a focus on robotics, STEM projects, and math/ELA activities.
Contact: Melania Swinton Chief Executive Officer firstname.lastname@example.org 919-403-1936 www.cisdurham.org
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Interested in: Job Shadowing One-on-one Mentoring Teacher/Staff Trainings Career Days Attending Tours In-Class Presentations
CIS Wake helps schools remove barriers that put students at risk of wasting their potential. We provide individualized case management that tracks and increases student performance in attendance, behavior, course work (academic enrichment), and parental engagement.
CIS Wake has a variance of opportunities for corporations and individuals including image speakers, career exploration and fundraising opportunities.
Contact: Lisa Berwyn Director of Advancement & Donor Engagement email@example.com 919-525-2851 www.ciswake.org
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Interested in: Teacher/Staff Trainings Computer Coding Club Science & Math Fairs Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Student Internships In-Class Presentations Attending Tours Job Shadowing Career Days One-on-One Mentoring
Compass Youth Center partners with FIRST to deliver any of the four progression programs to students in K-12 settings. This includes before, during, after school, weekend and summer enrichment opportunities.
Volunteer Specifics: Looking for volunteers throughout the school year (M-F, between 3:30 pm-6:30 pm & weekends) who would be expected to mentor students, to support project based learning & soft skill development.
Contact: Lorenzo Wilkins President & CEO firstname.lastname@example.org 252-257-3544 www.compassyouthcenters.org
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Attending Tours Career Days One-on-one Mentoring
Volunteer Specifics: East Durham Children's Initiative offers STEAM Saturdays to 3rd-5th graders. This is a free half-day Saturday program that coordinates with local facilitators to provide high quality hands-on STEAM activities. Volunteers would serve as positive mentors to STEAM participants and assist the children with the hands-on activities.
EDCIâ€™s mission is to create a pipeline of highquality services from birth through high school graduation for children and families living in a 120-block area of East Durham. More than 40 partner organizations and hundreds of community members work collaboratively with EDCI to help us achieve that mission.
Beth Ross AmeriCorps Evaluation & Engagement VISTA email@example.com 919-908-8709 www.edci.org
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Off-Site STEM Competitions
Days to Remember: September 2017-February 2018 - Weekly Team Meetings March & April 2018 - First NC Events
FIRST North Carolina inspires the next generation of engineers, computer scientists and STEM leaders through evidence-based, mentor-led K-12 robotics programs.
Volunteer Specifics: Looking for two types of volunteers: Team Mentors - work with a highschool robotics team to provide support in designing, building, testing & programming a robot for competition; assist with business planning, money-management, marketing & more Event Volunteers - assist with execution of large high-school robotics events
Contact: Marie Hopper President firstname.lastname@example.org 336-375-3861 www.firstnorthcarolina.org
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Student Internships Job Shadowing Science & Math Fairs Videos and Webinars for Students In-Class Presentations Attending Tours Off-site STEM Competitions One-on-one Mentoring
Days to Remember: September 21 & 29, 2017 and October 20 & 31, 2017WorkShop Expo
Coretchs Robotics is a FIRST Robotics team. We are made up of dedicated and passionate community area high school students engaged in robot building and spreading our love for STEM to schools & community centers.
Volunteer Specifics: We're looking for engineers, programmers, & business leader professionals. During our robot building season from January to April, we would need engineers to facilitate. We are always looking for industry professionals that can provide guidance in business development, marketing, grant writing, & leadership training.
Contact: Sandra Brindis Coach/Director cortechsrobotics@gmail,com 919-749-4353 www.cortechsrobotics.com
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Student Internships Summits about a Specific Topic Computer Coding Club Videos and Webinars for Students Career Days Attending Tours
The GearCats is a FIRST Robotics team based at Millbrook High School in Raleigh.
Volunteer Specifics: Volunteers would work primarily with mechanical and electrical engineering and JAVA programming
Days to Remember: October 28, 2017 - THOR (Thundering Herd of Robots) Competition
Contact: Bruce Mamel Teacher email@example.com 919-850-8787 www.mhs.wcpss.net
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers
Days to Remember: September 30, 2017 - Techno
Wolves Car Wash (Fundraiser)
Volunteer Specifics: The team is divided into two main categories: business and engineering. A volunteer on the business side may be needed to help students create videos, seek sponsorship, fill out grants, or website designing. A volunteer on the engineering side may be needed to help students in the following with fabrication, programming, electrical, or computer aided design.
Techno Wolves is a fourth year high school robotics team located out of Apex, NC. Techno Wolves participates in robot competitions each year hosted by FIRST and strives to spread STEAM principles throughout the community.
Contact: McKinna Estridge Business Lead firstname.lastname@example.org 919-998-9864 www.technowolves.org
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Off-Site STEM Competitions
Days to Remember: mid-September 2017 - Team
Meetings begin (likely Mon. & Thurs.)
Volunteer Specifics: Volunteers would work alongside students to learn/teach new technologies and skills and help to build a robot to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition.
We are a FIRST robotics team that partners mentors with high school students from across the state to do awesome things with robots. Our students come from NCSSM (residential high school in Durham), Durham Public Schools, and local home schools. We take any and all.
Contact: Marshall Massengill Lead Mentor email@example.com 919-631-6286 www.team900.org
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Career Days Help Troops Earn STEM Badges
We are building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Serving 41 counties in Central and Eastern North Carolina.
Days to Remember:
November 11, 2017-
We can take episodic volunteers who might want to spend one day at an event, or recurring volunteers who might want to share a troop experience with other volunteers.
TechnoQuest at Meredith College March 10, 2018 -TechnoQuest at East Carolina University
Contact: Meredith Orr Program Executive firstname.lastname@example.org 919-600-6346 www.nccoastalpines.org
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Teacher/Staff Trainings Computer Coding Club Science & Math Fairs In-Class Presentations Summits about a Specific Topic
Days to Remember:
Kramden Institute is a Durham non-profit that offers exciting, hands-on technology education for everyone. We hold classes, camps, and after school programs throughout the year. We also provide free computers to students in grade 312 who don't have access at home.
Summer 2018-Hands-On Tech Camps (5-day & 2-day for middle and high schoolers)
Volunteer Specifics: Volunteers are needed to serve as instructors & teaching assistants. Lead instructors develop classes based on their passion & expertise supported by Marshall Burkes staff, or teach from existing Technology Education Manager email@example.com curriculum. Assistant instructors 919-293-1133 help students during classes & www.kramden.org assist with setup/teardown.
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Teacher/Staff Trainings Science & Math Fairs Off-site STEM competitions
Days to Remember: March 23 & 24, 2018- NC
Science & Engineering Fair (Volunteers Needed)
The North Carolina Science Fair Foundation (NCSFF) is a nonprofit educational organization that is the proud sponsor of the North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair (NCSEF). The NCSFF supports the NCSEF through fundraising and outreach to inspire innovation and excellence in student research.
Volunteers for the NCSEF would help with setting up, running and taking down. There is also a specific needs for judges.
Keith Beamon Board Member & Past Chairperson firstname.lastname@example.org 919-524-0431 www.ncsciencefair.org
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Computer Coding Club One-on-one Mentoring Tutoring/Homework Help
Days to Remember:
The Salvation Army/Boys & Girls Club of Durham is a nonprofit serving Durham, Orange, and Person counties for social services and after-school/summer programming for atrisk youth.
September 22, 2017 - Hall of Fame Gala
Volunteer Specifics: We would need volunteers that are knowledgeable and willing to facilitate these programs.
Contact: Katherine Bellamy Volunteer Coordinator email@example.com 919-313-3309 www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/durham
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STEM West advocates and supports the alignment of educational and occupational objectives through the regional workforce and community partnerships.
Teacher/Staff Trainings Computer Coding Club Career Days Science & Math Fairs Summits about a Specific Topic Off-Site STEM Competitions In-class Presentations Attending Tours Alignment of Content & STEM Business Needs
Days to Remember: January 20, 2018 - EdCamp STEM West (need STEM table hosts)
Volunteer Specifics: Volunteers needed to host tables at EdCamp to share local STEM resources for schools.
Contact: Carol Moore Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org 828-241-5480 www.wpcog.org/stem-west
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers One-on-one Mentoring
Days to Remember: 2017-2018 School Year- One-
The Students Discover Academy is an opportunity where students will participate in science research, connect with STEM professionals, participate in field experiences, & explore how different colleges & universities can play a role in their high school to career pathway.
on-one mentoring opportunities with students
Volunteer Specifics: Mentors will meet with the same student for 1 hr, once a month for the entire school year. Sessions are held at Knightdale or East Wake High School. Topics include- high school success, college and career readiness, and STEM Laura Albrecht fields. Senior Administrator-Grant Coordinator
email@example.com 919-217-5350 ext 25141 studentsdiscover.org/academy
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The mission of the Wade Edwards Foundation is to provide the student community with opportunities for achievement, enrichment and service in preparation Receiving Mentors/Volunteers for personal and academic success. Hi-Tech Teens is Job Shadowing our STEM program Computer Coding Club Career Days providing exploration and Attending Tours hands-on activities for a variety of STEM disciplines.
Days to Remember: October 21, 2017CyberSecurity
November 4 & 11, 2017- HiTech Teens Robotics Workshops
Volunteer Specifics: Hi-Tech Teens mostly needs volunteers to teach - either their own curriculum or specifically curriculum from Girls Who Code. We are also interested in tours/demonstrations of facilities for our STEM in Action opportunities.
Contact: Betsey McFarland Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org 919-856-9233 ext 101 wade.org
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The Math Mentoring Program was created to inspire and encourage all students, especially young women, to continue their study of mathematics and science, and to learn about careers in which mathematics and science play a role. Our program links 2 or 3 8thgrade girls with a local professional woman in a STEM career .
Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Off-Site STEM Competitions Science & Math Fairs Attending Tours
Volunteers are asked to meet with their mentees once or twice each month, mostly after school or on weekends, to take them on STEM-related field trips. Two activities are planned, in March and in May. We provide training for the mentors.
Laura B. Smith Coordinator email@example.com 919-452-7750 www.womenandmathmentoring.org
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Interested in: Receiving Mentors/Volunteers Teacher/Staff Trainings Computer Coding Club Attending Tours In-class Presentations Videos & Webinars for Students
The YMCA of the Triangle is committed to bridging the education gap. Y Learning is a tutorial program for students who struggle to reach school-system benchmarks. STEM volunteer mentoring offers an opportunity engage students with hands-on activities that ignite their potential to learn!
Volunteers would be asked to help YMCA staff facilitate the STEM lessons.
Contact: Tammy Dunne Director of Achievement Gap Programs firstname.lastname@example.org 919-218-4280 www.YMCATriangle.org
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MEET OUR TEAM
Sarah Windsor, PhD Program Manager email@example.com 919-433-1672
Knowledge Management Lead Events Lead firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 919-433-1679 919-433-1676
“We look at science as something very elite, which only a few people can learn. That’s just not true. You just have to start early and give kids a foundation. Kids live up, or down, to expectations.” -Mae Jemison Engineer, Physician, NASA Astronaut, & first African-American woman to travel in space
Published on Sep 19, 2017
Published on Sep 19, 2017
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