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Cisco Meraki Helping to Build a Future of STEM Leaders

Project Exploration values the connection students make to real STEM experiences. Creating opportunities to expose students to STEM mentors and STEM-related environments has been a hallmark of Project Exploration programs. We always seek opportunities where our students can meet STEM professionals and can take trips to labs, nature centers, and corporations. These experiences build our students ability to see the options available to them if they are interested in STEM fields.

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Project Exploration Team Explores Options!

Project Exploration Professional Development Kelsey Galante, Chicago STEM Co-op Manager, attended a mini-conference hosted by the Tampa Bay STEM Network. She was among almost 50 STEM educators who engaged in professional development workshops provided by WozU...

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STEM Learning During School Breaks

There are also potential dips in academic achievement during extended times away from the classroom over the winter season. “Similar to summer learning loss, winter learning loss tends to have a greater impact on students who might have less access to scholastic resources at home (Education Post).” At the West Side STEM Learning Center (SLC), Project Exploration successfully hosted its first Winter Break Program on January 2-4 in an effort to keep students engaged during the out-of-school time.

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Project Exploration at Summer of Opportunity

Walking down Harrison Street in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood on Friday, August 17th provided an inspiring and uplifting vision. Community members gathered together for BUILD’s Summer of Opportunity Community Celebration. This year, the Summer of Opportunity event...

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Meet De’Ja Jones, Project Exploration STEM Facilitator

De’ja Jones’ Positive Impact for the Future De’ja Jones is Project Exploration’s Building Block Club Facilitator. While her title may be long, her role is even more significant. Project Exploration has a history of working with middle and high school youth. When the...

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