Below are some videos and article links that highlight some of The CT STEM Academy's most exciting and wonderful events! Just click the title to view in full!
STEM Academy, Spanish Community of Wallingford hope for grant
"CT STEM Academy and Spanish Community of Wallingford hope to win a $10,000 Mobile Beacon Youth Development Grant after being named one of top 10 finalists nationally. But they need assistance, since online voting helps decide the winner. SCOW and CT STEM Academy partner to cultivate programs for students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics; emphasizing cultural diversity, gender equity and family involvement."
Published on: February 14, 2021, By Jareliz Diaz , Record-Journal staff
STEM Academy students recognized at Wallingford Town Council meeting
"STEM participants, Jack Laffin, 11, left, and Aaron Herpok, 10, of Wallingford, try to get sounds out of a handmade guitar they wired up while showing their skills during an event where AT&T contributed 100,000 to the NEA Foundation to support CT Stem Academy at Spanish Community of Wallingford, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017."
Published: May 31, 2019 04:43PM By Jeniece Roman, Record-Journal staff
Teachers Growing Community Through STEM
"The public school teachers who run the Connecticut STEM Academy have a deep belief in STEM’s ability to engage students and in the importance of family and community involvement in student learning."
Published: October 3, 2016 by The Connecticut Education Association
Wallingford Teacher's STEM Enrichment Program Receives $100,000 Grant
"When Pond Hill Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Christopher Stone founded the CT STEM Academy in Wallingford in 2012, he got a big assist from his state teachers union. The Connecticut Education Association provided a two-year, $10,000 grant to launch his after-school enrichment program, which, over the last five years, has opened the eyes of more than 15,000 students and their families to STEM skills and careers."
Published: September 25, 2017 by The Connecticut Education Association
Click the links below to check out the press releases of various events and milestones for the CT STEM Academy!
- Digital Harbor Foundation Selects Wallingford Park and Rec STEM Program To Participate in National Design Challenge
- Two Wallingford Robotics Teams Qualify for World Championships
- AT&T Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant To Add STEM Training to Youth Leadership Program
- Local Teacher Selected For NASA Liftoff Institute
- AT&T makes 100,000 Contribution to the NEA Foundation to support CT STEM Academy