We have created a comprehensive progress report for Years 1-3 of the grant that can be downloaded here.
Summary of E3 STEM Grant Performance – Years 1-3
- Total number of students served to date: 339+ students have enrolled plus 83 starting the program in the fall.
- Students currently active in program: 241
- (62-class of 2018, 96-class of 2019; 83-class of 2020) Class of 2017 was 53 students.
- College credit earned in STEM career pathway courses: 1255
- Career counseling sessions: 1242
- Service learning efforts: 312. More being documented ~ 1200 hours total!
- Certifications earned: ~50
- Career exploration/Work experiences in the field: 508
- Internships: 53 completed and 112+ this summer = 165+
- Mentoring interactions: 213
- Tutoring hours: 108
- Leadership development experiences: 508
- Number of support services provided: 306
- Partnership growth: 6 –> 18 from year 1 to year 3!
- Percentage of DOL funds expended through year 3: 61%
- Match Results: 40%. Pledged 78% match.
E3 STEM 2017 – 18 Goals
- Sustainability: Build and begin the implementation of a sustainability plan: Prepare/plan for fall of 2018 review by leadership.
- Integrate work of E3 STEM with AVID, Mentor and Work Experience where goals and programming intersect.
- Career Counseling: Create and implement a detailed plan for 2017-18 school year that provides a clear scope and sequence for students.
- Mentoring: Continue to grow the mentoring program and make sustainable model.
- Internships: Continue to expand work experiences including internships.
- Tutoring: Expand tutoring program to serve more students. Work to make sustainable post-grant. Integrate into courses and programs.
- In-class tutors.
- Continue to educate and market to AVHS administrators, faculty and community.
- Increased parent involvement: more opportunities to be involved in the STEM activities (field trips, school events, etc.); increased awareness of college course options; more opportunities for parents contribute their skills through work experience activities; increased parent volunteer opportunities.
- E3 STEM Program Awareness: Create more awareness of E3 STEM programming from AVHS for sustainability by involving staff/administrators more in the program.
- STEM Inspires: Plan and launch STEM Inspires intervention program. Work to expand beyond E3 STEM to more AVHS students after piloting with E3 STEM students.
- Fab Lab: Continue to expand the use of the fab lab and build sustainable model for post-grant period.
- Expose students more to DCTC and IHCC.
- Parent and student events at colleges that are “value added.”
- Lunch events at AVHS with faculty from colleges.
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