As we continue to develop our magnet theme, we will look for and form partnerships with businesses, science centers, universities and other education facilities. Our hope is to over time, work collaboratively to align and strengthen all aspects of our magnet theme, having a planned and focused vision of teaching and learning in science.
The Connecticut Science Center is dedicated to inspiring lifelong
learning through interactive and innovative experiences that explore our changing world through science.
We strive to create an engaging and sustainable science center that serves families and schools and has a significant impact on student and adult learning in Connecticut. We seek to develop the
minds of future thinkers and inventors who will compete in the ever-expanding global marketplace for technology and innovation. And we endeavor to create a Connecticut workforce that meets the
projected growth of jobs in science-related fields.
"The Connecticut Science Center is pleased to be a long-term partner with the Smith STEM School. The Principal and STEM Specialist, along with a team of dedicated and highly qualified teachers have created a model STEM learning culture for all students. "
Hank Gruner, Vice President of Programs at the Connecticut Science Center
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Fourth graders at Smith School are given the opportunity to work with Conard High School students twice a month. They will have mentors that help them learn simple coding languages, how programming works and give them an understanding of concepts surrounding coding, and a love for computer science.
Mrs. Foley, Mrs. Hardesty and Ms. Corricelli (Conard High School Programming)
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- To stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders.
- To expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life.
- Demonstrate the value of diversity.