Jan. 13, 2021
Students with a disability who are interested in a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) should consider learning more about the Catalyst program during a Virtual Open House on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.
Students with disabilities who will be in high school in the 2021-22 school year are eligible to participate.
Students pay only $50 to attend weeklong institutes in the summer and Saturday Sessions throughout the school year. The program includes:
Students can participate if they are rising 9-12 high school students with any disability. Students can be in Regular Education Classes (AP, honors, regular level) or in the OCS Program. Catalyst is designed specifically for students interested in STEM who want to pursue a STEM Career following high school.
Catalyst is funded by North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation. Catalyst also has many community partners who provide essential support, including N.C. State, Wake Tech, N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, Biogen, Duke Energy, IBM, Fidelity, SAS, EPA, NASA, and Bank of America.