The Northern New Mexico STEM Mentor Collective, funded by NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) seeks to raise aspirations and expectations in High School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) topics by training and planting (in local schools and libraries) a paid STEM Mentor Corps comprised of caring, exemplary NNMC and UNMLA STEM undergraduates.
Network Night, 6pm Thursday December 8, at Northern
SSN1: Schools: McCurdy Charter School (Laureen Pepersack), Española Valley High School (John Sena), Pojoaque Valley High School (Stephanie Richard), Libraries: El Rito (Lynett Gillette), Embudo Valley (Shel Neymark) and Bradbury Science Museum (Elizabeth Martineau).
SSN2: Colleges: Northern New Mexico College (Steve Cox, David Torres, Brenda Linnell, Ana Vasilic, Ashis Nandy, Ulises Ricoy, Jorge Crichigno) and University of New Mexico at Los Alamos (Irina Alvestad).
SSN3: Partners: Center for the Education and Study of Diverse Populations (Ron Martinez & Marcia Brenden), Science Education Solutions (Michelle Hall), Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation (Gwen Warniment), Regional Development Corporation (Carla Rachowski), Los Alamos National Laboratory (Dave Kratzer).
We coordinate 6 programs
1. STEM Explorations, College Faculty and trained
undergraduate mentors serving school students in four areas: Biology,
Computing, Robotics and Mathematics. Each subject to be offered in six consecutive
weekly in-school classes.