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High School Students with Disabilities Can Pursue STEM Careers through Catalyst InvenTeam

Feb. 26, 2020

Catalyst InvenTeam members work in the lab


High school students with any disability who are interested in STEM careers are invited to learn more about the national award-winning Catalyst InvenTeam.


Students participate in research, engineering design, labs and other hands-on activities, and Catalyst also helps students secure paid STEM internships. There are two summer camp sessions June 15-19 and July 12-17, as well as 8 Saturday sessions through the year. Participants must be on track for a high school diploma, in AP, Honors, Regular Education or OCS Program.


Joann Blumenfeld, a teacher at Broughton High School, is founder and program director. Interested students should contact her at or 919 633-3120.