Save the Date and join the New Orleans Pelicans and Saints for STEM Fest presented by Chevron and benefiting Core Element — Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome!
As part of our mission to raise awareness in the community, the ISA New Orleans Section fully supports the STEM Fest initiative. We encourage our members and sponsors to volunteer at the event.
About STEM Fest:
Students, families and teachers from throughout the region are invited to enjoy a STEM-focused day featuring live performances, STEM exploration stations, and hands-on activities and experiments featuring dozens of community STEM partners, plus Saints and Pelican’s activities! STEM activities and experiments will explore a variety of topics from robotics and coding, to engineering, forensics, chemistry, and much more!
$12/person entry fee includes access to STEM Fest and a ticket to a 2018-19 Pelicans game! And, a portion of the proceeds benefit Core Element.
Pre-order your tickets TODAY by contacting Denton Hunter at 504-593-4748 or Denton.Hunter@Pelicans.com.
- Provide “hands-on” learning and demonstrations for students of all ages to interact with STEM professionals in a fun, interactive environment.
- Serve as a catalyst to increase community awareness of STEM education, STEM employment opportunities and increased economic development opportunities for Southeast Louisiana.
- Work collaboratively with industry, small business, K-12 professionals, higher education, community colleges, non-profits, and media to promote economic development opportunities for Southeast Louisiana.
- Elevate community interest in STEM and create pathways that lead our youth to elevated interest in STEM subjects and rewarding STEM careers.
ABOUT CORE ELEMENT
Core Element provides kindergarten through 12th grade math and science teachers with the tools and resources they need to deliver hands-on, minds-on learning opportunities in the classroom. Core Element’s teacher professional development programs ensure that students receive the rigorous and enriched classroom instruction they need to encourage critical thinking and ultimately foster student proficiency and interest in STEM subjects and careers.
Since 2007, Core Element has trained more than 625 teachers and impacted more than 62,650 students. Through teacher professional development, Core Element is equipping the next generation of students with the STEM skills and knowledge to become truly engaged citizens in our community.
Learn more at http://core4kids.org/.