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Baltimore City Schools Offers Virtual Advanced Math Course for Dual Enrollment

Need:

Students should have equitable access to advanced math programming.

Goal: 

Increase the number of high school students enrolled in advanced math courses (Pre-Calculus/Calculus/AP Calculus/AP Statistics/dual enrollment) at their schools or at local colleges.

Update:

In Partnership with the University of Baltimore, Baltimore City High School students that meet eligibility criteria can enroll and earn 3 college credits by taking a Virtual Intro to Statistics Dual Enrollment course (MATH 115). This program will be funded by the Office of Early College Initiatives at UB and will be no cost to the students.

See the flyer for more information.


Seeking Student Representatives – Application deadline extended to January 24, 2020

Do you want to represent young people in Baltimore and grow as a leader?
 
Apply to join the BmoreSTEM Student Advisory Council and work with industry professionals to help develop opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.
What is BmoreSTEM?
BmoreSTEM is a network of organizations and individuals committed to brightening Baltimore’s future by developing opportunities to equip students to join the science, technology, engineering, and math workforce and live as technically literate citizens.
 
What is the BmoreSTEM Student Advisory Council (BmoreSTEM SAC)?
The Student Advisory Council will contribute to the efforts of the BmoreSTEM Workgroup initiatives through direct participation and indirectly, by serving as a focus group & sounding board to the Workgroups.  A BmoreSTEM SAC member can expect to attend periodic Council Meetings and some of the Workgroup meetings as needed. The BmoreSTEM SAC will consist of current Baltimore City Public School (City Schools) middle or high School students and City Schools graduates currently enrolled in a local college pursuing a STEM-based degree.   
 
What are the benefits?

 

  • Influence the development of STEM related opportunities for students across Baltimore
  • Leadership experience and skill development
  • Opportunities for internships and mentorships
  • Service learning credits

 

 
What are Member Expectations / Responsibilities?

 

  • Attend periodic Council sessions to set goals aligned with the BmoreSTEM’s overall objectives and share out progress – Once every quarter for 2 hours plus adhoc workgroup sessions that are once every two months at the most
  • Attend workgroup sessions when called upon – act as a focus group
  • Attend BmoreSTEM annual convening
  • Contribute to achieving set goals

 

 
Deadline for applications: January 24, 2020
 
For information and inquiries, please contact Melissa Sandlin.
 

Half of Eligible Schools in Baltimore Participated in Curriculum-Embedded STEM Experiences

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70 eligible schools, or 50% of all eligible schools, either applied for transportation funds or was connected  with the attraction through our program.

These schools took 101 field trips aligned to curriculum in STEM for grades 1-8.

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These trips provided amazing student learning experiences for nearly 4,000 Baltimore City students.

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Coverage Map for Baltimore City Curriculum-Embedded STEM Experiences