Founded by New Orleans native, and former tenured Tulane University Engineering professor, Dr. Calvin Mackie, STEM NOLA, a 501c3 organization, is committed to exposing, inspiring and engaging members of the community into the world of STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). We design and deliver learning opportunities, activities, programs & events to all STEM stakeholders, with an emphasis on under-served communities, across the city. STEM NOLA participants will be inspired. They will be motivated. They will benefit from the necessary training groundwork in an effort to adopt 21st Century skills of Communication, Collaboration and Critical Thinking.
Service learning students will assist with STEM Programs in a number of areas including:
Electronically check in participants
Assign each participant and their parent a security number
Direct participants to appropriate location
Check each participant out at the end of the day
Direct participants and parents to appropriate locations
Monitor and replenish refreshments
Assist in serving refreshments
Assist participants in completing the build of the day
Tutor students in the topics
Students who work with STEM NOLA will learn how to work with diverse populations. They will also further develop their problem solving skills.
- Elementary school children (K-5th)
- Middle school children (6th-8th)
- High school students (9th-12th)
- People with low literacy
- Other staff members at our agency
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Select Saturdays, 8am-12:30pm
STEM NOLA programs occur at various schools and New Orleans Public Libraries throughout the city.