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STEM Program

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This exciting Program is presented thanks to a supplemental grant from the United States Department of Education TRIO Programs. This program allows us to expand current programming to our Educational Talent Search students in our Target Schools.

Year Long Program

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Includes:

-5 field trips

-STEM Interest Inventory

-Opportunity to earn College Credit via CLEP testing

-Exposure to professionals in STEM Careers

-College Classes

STEM Program Coordinator

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Jessica Norris is the coordinator of this Program, please feel free to contact her with questions or your interest to participate: JessicaN@eocinc.org

(570) 331-6755

Participating Colleges

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Science Day at Geisinger School of Medicine on Dec. 9th-our students will be diagnosing cancer

Technology Day at Luzerne County Community College-our students will be doing hands-on lessons with welding, CNC Machining & 3D Printers

Engineering Day at Wilkes University-our students will explore engineering disciplines

Math Day is at Misericordia University-our students will explore real world math careers like Computer Science and Economics

Busing is provided to and from the colleges, lunch is included.

Program Capstone

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A trip to Philadelphia with:

-a visit to the Franklin Technical Institute

-Touring colleges: Drexel & Temple

-Cheese steaks

-lots of fun!

Busing and all meals are provided.

ETS FAQS

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Educational Talent Search is a U.S. Department of Education TRIO Program that provides career and education services in specific targeted school districts.

Educational Opportunity Centers of PA offers the ETS program in the following school disticts:

Hanover Area, Hazleton Area, Scranton, Shenandoah Valley, and Wilkes-Barre Area.

Does your child attend one of these districts & is in grade 7 through 12? Call (570) 331-6755 to see how to enroll your student in this very worthwhile program.