Through Biloxi School District, Biloxi STREAMing provides high quality STREAM opportunities for all Pre K – 12th grade students after school and during the summer. STREAM stands for Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Economic Readiness, Entrepreneurship and Mathematics. Biloxi STREAMing advocates the increased access of all students to STEM courses and experiences, including after school and out of school programs that will accelerate and engage students to consider STEM career pathways. Biloxi Public Schools supports comprehensive STEM content professional development opportunities for PreK – 12 teachers that bolster their STEM content knowledge and expand STEM pedagogy to include but not limited to inquiry-based learning techniques. BPS identifies partners that can contribute to STEM learning opportunities, communicate the STEM education vision to stakeholders and network with and learn from other STEM organizations.
Key programs are:
*Provide STREAMing opportunities to all Biloxi Public School students including special needs.
*Provide STREAMing professional development opportunities to all Biloxi Public School teachers.
Kathleen Schofield, Executive Director, Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub
Gerald Cross, School Liaison Officer, Keesler Air Force Base
Jame E. Henderson, Head, Coastal Research & Ext. Center Mississippi State University
Rachael Seymour, Director, Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce
Selena Swartzfager, President, Mississippi Council on Economic Education
Silver D. McDonald, Head, LEGO Education, North America Todd Klunk, Program Officer, W.K.Kellogg Foundation
Melanie Nelson, Director of Elementary Education & Federal Programs, Biloxi Public Schools
Stephanie Stokes, District STEM Specialist, Biloxi Public Schools
Neketia Holloway,District STEM Specialist, Biloxi Public Schools
Imogene Fortenberry, Project Director, Biloxi Public Schools