WCPSS STEM Career Expo
The first annual WCPSS STEM Consortium Elementary STEM Career Expo is going to be an engaging and interactive event that will inspire young minds, foster curiosity, and introduce elementary students to the fascinating world of STEM careers.
This year, it will be held in October/November at STEM Consortium schools. This expo aims to provide students at each of these schools with a unique opportunity to explore diverse STEM fields, interact with professionals, and envision their own future paths in STEM!
For this experience, we are inviting representatives from your organization to visit school(s) to engage students in:
-a brief, hands-on, fun activity (Students will be rotating in 10-minute increments.)
-a visual display that shows the work you do
-a highlight of your representatives’ personal stories about what sparked their interest in this STEM field.
Students from each grade (K-5) level will visit your display and engage in your activity throughout the day. The day lasts from 9:00-4:00. Please feel free to have multiple representatives to join throughout the day as needed. Lunch will be provided.
October 6: Kingswood Magnet Elementary STEM/Montessori
October 13: Bugg Magnet Elementary Center for the Digital Sciences
October 18: Combs Magnet Elementary Leadership
October 19: Brentwood Magnet Elementary School of Engineering
October 20: Conn Magnet Elementary School of Entrepreneurial Design
October 27: Wake Forest iSTEM Magnet Elementary
November 2: Lincoln Heights Magnet Environmental Connections Magnet Elementary School
November 9: Zebulon Magnet Elementary School (STEM theme)
November 21: Millbrook Environmental Connections Magnet Elementary School
Interested in participating?
Mark all dates/locations your organization is committed to attending (We welcome your participation at as many schools for as long as possible.)
Number of employees your company can send
Area of STEM
Brief description of fun, hands-on activity for students
Note any dietary concerns
Questions, Comments, Concerns
We will confirm your participation by September 1 and you will be contacted by a teacher representative from the STEM Teacher Leadership Team.
Thank you in advance for working with WCPSS to bring this unique STEM experience to our students! Feel free to reach out with questions. Please reference the WCPSS Guest Guideline Sheet (https://www.wcpss.net/cms/lib/NC01911451/Centricity/Domain/11029/Guest_Speaker_Guidelines2007.pdf). Please sign and return this sheet directly to Joshua Hunter (firstname.lastname@example.org).