STEM TO THE FUTURE
For a myriad of reasons Black and Latinx students are currently leaving high school highly unprepared to enter the STEM workforce, which is growing at an exponential rate. The lack of access to engaging and quality STEM project-based learning is preventing students from developing technical and interpersonal skills necessary in the digital age of the 21st century.
of STEM Bachelor's degrees were received by Black and Latinx students.
STEM jobs will be available in the United States by 2018
of AP Computer Science test takers in California were Black in 2016
Our beginner coders will develop a foundational understanding of coding concepts through unplugged activities, games, and coding challenges!
Guest speakers with a background in STEM will act as role models and engage our students in a dialogue about themselves and their career.
By implementing PBL, we are preparing our students to meet the twenty-first century by developing their problem solving, collaboration, planning, and organization skills.