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Power of Discovery

Afterschool and Out of School Time (OST) programs have the opportunity to become a place where learning is active, collaborative, meaningful, supportive and can expand young children’s horizons. STEM, (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), provides a meaningful bridge to do just that. The Tech Museum of Innovation was selected by the California Afterschool Network and California STEM Learning Network’s (CSLnet) to become the Greater Bay Area Regional Innovation Support Provider.
 
Who is this for?  
 
Any After School program or OST provider that is open to joining a network committed to increasing STEM opportunities for students, professional development for staff and gaining access to free and low cost STEM content. We are looking for a strong pool of 21st Century and ASES sites but all After School and OST time providers can join this exciting STEM network.
 
BENEFITS:  With support from the Regional Innovation Support Provider, The Tech Museum of Innovation, participants will be provided with:  
 
  • STEM program planning tools (customized to your site)
  • Professional development for afterschool providers
  • STEM based Lesson Plans
  • Access to free and low cost STEM learning resources including free workshops and Webinars
  • Become part of a collaborative network of professionals sharing STEM best practices and tools.
  • ASES and/or 21st Century learning centers qualify for fee waived programing led by experienced, The Tech Lab Instructors.
 
GOAL: To dramatically increase access to high quality Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programming in K-12 afterschool Programs.
 
How to Join:  
Register for our Innovation After School Newsletter about STEM education opportunities from Napa to Monterey!

For more information, email Christina O'Guinn at coguinn@thetech.org  
Please include your name, position, organization, email and phone number where we can contact you.