Center for Access and Achievement
Maryville University: CA2
Maryville University’s Center for Access and Achievement (CA2) partners with schools and nonprofits to provide access to high quality, Constructivist STEM programs, modeling skills and abilities students need to achieve success in life, postsecondary education, and future professions.
- STEM Programs
- STEM Resources & Curriculums
- STEM Professional Development for Teachers
- STEM Grants (Current & Past)
Science and Technology Leaders serves 6 North St. Louis County school districts by 1) providing summer programs for elementary (STEM Explorations) and secondary students (Coding Camp); and 2) training teachers through our STEM Education Certificate Program who then become their schools’ “STEM Champions” and lead afterschool STEM Clubs for students at their schools.
STEM Creators with JJK
STEM Creators provides year-found STEM education to participants at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center in East St. Louis. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Maryville Center for Access and Achievement received an $85,000 Boeing grant for STEM Sprouts, a partnership between Maryville University and the School for Early Childhood Education in the Ritenour school district. This legacy program was completed in 2017.
This grant instigated new official guidance for Missouri school districts on identifying and serving traditionally underrepresented gifted students. Missouri was influenced by Dr. Coxon and the success of the Maryville Young Scholars Program. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. This legacy program was completed in 2018.
Coding Creators helped to create equity in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and career opportunities for underserved students, by providing real-world coding experiences through after-school and summer courses at Boys and Girls Club locations. This legacy program was completed in 2020.