Students in WABS’ After School STEM Academy at Madrona K-8 in Edmonds School District were visited by Boeing Commerical Airlines Vice President of Engineering John Hamilton. The full write-up of the visit can be found at Boeing in Washington.
WABS Executive Director Emily Yim, who also serves as the Chair of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), is featured in their most recent publication. Ms. Yim has served as a Trustee at Edmonds Community College since 2007, and was elected Chair of ACCT in 2017. You can read more about her work with ACCT in Trustee Quarterly beginning on page 20.
WABS received a $40,000 grant from Providence Health and Services to support the expansion of the After School STEM Academy program throughout WABS member districts in the Puget Sound region. Currently, WABS is able to offer up to 70 After School STEM Academy sessions per quarter; support provided by Providence will help increase this number to 100+ sessions per quarter over the coming years.
WABS is pleased to announce receipt of a grant of $35,000 from First Tech Federal Credit Union to help provide essential STEM programming to children and their families. First Tech is dedicated to helping provide services for children and families, ensuring that children have the tools they need to learn, be healthy, and succeed. This funding will support the Family STEM Night program as well as the After School STEM Academy.