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- LEARN ·2021 Grants Challenge
We train and support STEM professionals from fields such as biotech, aerospace engineering, information technology, and medicine to become tutors, guest teachers, and fulltime teachers who transform learning as they gain the respect of students with their real-world experience. STEMx (Expert) Tutors will provide one-one-one virtual math tutoring to grades 6-8 students. Identified students cannot make sufficient progress without intervention. Our goals are to improve academic achievement in math AND to develop a STEM identity for these students.
- LEARN ·2020 Grants Challenge
EnCorps has been working earnestly since 2007 to recruit the best and brightest science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals to teach in California, providing meaningful opportunities to impact disadvantaged students. We believe all students deserve access to a great STEM teacher, a great STEM education and all the opportunities that those can provide. EnCorps educators are connecting students to real-world math and science career and economic opportunities and transforming public education statewide.
- LEARN ·2019 Grants Challenge
EnCorps helps address Los Angeles’ critical teacher shortage across STEM disciplines by recruiting, selecting, training and placing experienced STEM professionals as teachers in underserved secondary schools. EnCorps has recruited over 900 career-changing and retiring STEM professionals in California who have an average of 17 years of industry experience relating to subjects they teach; they pass their knowledge to the next generation and future workforce.
- LEARN ·2016 Grants Challenge
EnCorps STEM Teachers addresses the conditions severely limiting low income, under-resourced, and minority student opportunities by transitioning outstanding STEM professionals into public education.