Last night our team attended a school board meeting and got the chance to formally present the direction and desires to help the school district. Kathryn presented while we all sat in attendence to field any other questions and show support for our STEM initiatives. School board members astutely asked several questions and we all agreed that STEM concepts needed to be explored to serve the students best. A couple details surfaced repeatedly:
1) How to make this a financially sustainable venture for the school district over many years.
2) Adding to the plates of teaching staff in addition to current duties would not be feasible.
3) Board members embraced our vision to reach out to ALL students in the district.
Connecting with the School Board for the first time was exciting. We finished the evening even more motivated and inspired to help our community.