STEAM Goals in HCPS Schools
Learning partnerships with parents is a critical part of a student's education and success. HCPS strives to ensure all students have access to experiences in which they can apply and deepen their understanding across STEAM-related subjects. Take a look at the FAQs of STEAM in Henrico and also view additional resources to support your child in their learning through STEAM.
What can I expect for my child with STEAM in HCPS?
Supporting STEAM Learning at Home
http://libraries.idaho.gov/STEM-Resources - Idaho Commision for Libraries - resources page for parents
https://www.nsta.org/parents/ - National Science Teachers Association - parent page with tips, books and resources
http://www.stemdupage.com/parents/stem-at-home.html - DuPage County Public Schools - parent page for families to discover STEM at home
https://www.henricolibrary.org/ - See your local branch for details on STEAM programs and resources.
What opportunities are available for my child with STEAM interests?
As each of our school communities are unique, check with your school for enrichment offerings.
Fostering Student Interest in STEAM Fields
https://www.smv.org/ - Science Museum of Virginia - Science and STEM exhibits and experiences for kids of all ages
https://www.rvastem.com/stem-summer-and-after-school-camps/ - RVA STEM - Richmond and Virginia area STEM related camps for students
What are career pathways offered in Henrico County Public Schools for my child's interest in a STEAM career?
Career Connections to STEAM Fields
https://www.codevirginia.org/get-involved/students-programs/ - Code VA - student programs
http://www.stemvillage.com/career-paths/ - STEM Village - Choose a career to see the importance of STEM skills.
http://www.k12.wa.us/careerteched/clusters/STEM.aspx - Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Education - STEM Career Clusters
https://www.vacareerview.org/k5/check-it/kids-search/results.cfm - Virginia Career View - STEM related jobs