Project Exploration was selected from 92 applications from 82 communities across 35 states, representing more than 1,800 nonprofits, companies, school districts, and local government partners. Project Exploration (PE) is honored to have been selected as a finalist in the US2020 Challenge.
At the end of the Spring semester, Project Exploration has an event called Reflection of Knowledge. Reflection of Knowledge is a way that the students in our Sisters4Science and Brothers4Science programs to be recognized and given the opportunity to lead scientific presentations to family, friends, and corporate guests.
On April 13, 2018, Project Exploration kicked off its NSF-funded award, Project SYSTEMIC, by convening the Austin STEM Leadership Board. Our inaugural meeting took place at the new West Side STEM Learning Center, located in the George Leland Elementary School annex building.
Project Exploration is the 2018 Greenbuild Legacy awardee to support Science Giants Giants, which immerses high school students in environmental sciences and science outreach.
Program Manager, Kiara Byrd shares her StartingBloc Fellowship Experience Kiara had the opportunity to participate in the 5-day StartingBloc Institute, where she became a Fellow within the StartingBloc community. StartingBloc is a social innovation...
Project Exploration (PE) and Argonne National Laboratory work together and bring a new program to PE’s Sisters4Science (S4S) program. Kelly Sturner, Argonne’s Learning Lab Instructor brought Argonne’s CodeGIrls to middle school girls.
Project Exploration’s Team Expands!
Project Exploration is pleased to welcome Kamentha Pillay who is now serving as Operations Director. Kamentha started this role in March and has had a whirlwind of an experience so far! In the last two months she has been on live TV, she has met CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, and helped PE to hit the reset button with internal systems and procedures.
Chicago Public School had Spring Break from Monday, March 26 to Friday, March 30th. A group of fifteen motivated high school students from the west side attended a Apple Coding Boot Camp.
Students in PE's Environmental Adventures connect with real science and scientist! Project Exploration values the importance of providing students with authentic experiences that puts them at the center of real science with real scientists. This Spring 2018,...