AcaSTEMics creates the next generation of scientists and engineers. We do this by providing (1) Educational STEM kits, (2) developing STEM curriculum, and (3) facilitating professional development. Do you know there are over 2 million STEM jobs that are unfulfilled? AcaSTEMics aim to solve this national problem. We are looking for school systems, other student-centered organizations and corporate sponsors to invest in fun, interesting, and innovative methods of teaching science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
School STEM Programs: AcaSTEMics has provided in-school and after-school programs for the academic school years of 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 for elementary and middle schools specializing in STEM sessions that introduces students to STEM concepts such as electricity and renewable energy sources. STEMBIZNESS is an accredited curriculum that merges STEM with entrepreneurship. Please listen to the winning STEM House investment presentation. STEMBIZNESS licensing and certifications are available to schools and organizations
Partners: Gadsden (AL) City Schools (21st Century Community Learning Center Federal Grant); Anniston (AL) City Schools (Alabama Department of Education STEM Grant)
Total STEM Student-Hours of Exposure: 5,420
Summer STEM Programs: Over the past two summers AcaSTEMics has provided various summer camps that include a summer camp version of STEMBIZNESS and a STEM Careers Summer Camp whereby campers learn about the various STEM careers that are afforded it to them. Take a look at this video from the partnership with South Carolina State University 1890 Program.
Partners: South Carolina State University 1890 Program (Pee Dee Region); City of Anniston, AL (Wiggins Community Center); Anniston City Schools (McKinney-Vento Federal Grant); Gadsden City Schools (21st Century Community Learning Center Federal Grant; McWane, Inc (Corporate Sponsor)
Total STEM Student-Hours of Exposure: 1,755
Saturday STEM Programs: AcaSTEMics has provided Saturday mornings program through the academic year to a number of student-centered organizations. These general STEM sessions introduces the associated STEM concept through assembling the educational STEM kits, having a discussion of the "how" and "why" along with the STEM careers with average salaries of each career. These sessions also discuss career and technical education (CTE) options to obtaining STEM jobs.
Partners: 100 Black Men of Douglasville (GA); River Parishes Delta Sigma Theta Alumnae Chapter (LA); Steel Creek Martial Arts Academy (NC); Northeastern Technical School (SC)
Total STEM Student-Hours of Exposure: 372