Promoting STEM Education in Richmond, VA. RVAstem.org
Promoting STEM Education in Richmond, VA. RVAstem.org

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RVA STEM

Eric Sundberg, Executive Director

c/o Southern Electronics Inc

730-A Research Road
Richmond, Virginia 23236

 

Phone: +1 804-423-1100

Email: eric@rvastem.com

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About RVA STEM

Vision

 

RVA-STEM is a volunteer nonprofit group that works to inspire, engage, and educate underserved youth in the Greater Richmond, Virginia community in science, technology, engineering and math fields. We do this to expand their horizons and to meet the growing demand for STEM professionals.

 

Values

 

RVA-STEM values developing interest in STEM at an early age to fully ignite the passion and cultivate their aptitude in STEM focused education and careers.

 

RVA-STEM values working with our educators and STEM educational and experiential resources to help grow their reach and effectiveness.

 

RVA-STEM values hands-on, educational programs, utilizing interdisciplinary curricula including science, technology, engineering, mathematics, art, and design.

 

RVA-STEM values developing a strategically sustainable effort.

 

RVA-STEM values working to meet the Richmond’s region’s un-met needs for STEM education and workforce preparedness, especially for those that are underprivileged.

 

RVA-STEM values educational activities that encourage discovery, invention, failure, and problem solving.

 

Mission

 

To support the RVA community in satisfying the unmet needs of our children in the inspiration, education, and workforce preparedness in STEM disciplines.

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD

 

Eric Sundberg, Executive Director and Founder

Owner Southern Electronics LLC
Why I care About STEM a 5 Minute Video  IGNITE PRESENTATION.
 
BOARD MEMBERS
 

Laura Akesson

Academic Dean at The Steward School Bryan Innovation Lab

 

 

Mark Creery
CEO Data Directions
 
Meril Gerstenmaier LEED
Managing Partner Design HG Inc.
 
Dr. Bruce  Davis,
Director at Chesterfield County Public Library Maker Space
 
Jerome Dixon

Senior Operations Research Analyst, CANA Advisors

 
Dr. Kam Ng
Teacher ECPI

                                   PROJECTS

 

USA Science Festival Field Trip April 15, 2016 at the Washington DC Convention Center

RVAstem is sponsoring a one day field trip for low income middle school students to attend at no expense to them. We expect to take 110 students and chaperones.  

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