Pre-K - 12 Workshops and Events

  • In the Make: A STEM Group for Girls

  • This group is a chance for girls to integrate STEM concepts as they meet, exchange ideas, collaborate on projects, and learn new skills. The group will be focused on 4th - 6th grade girls (Fall 2017 school year). Meetings will take place on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, from 4 - 5:30 pm in room 134 of the Education building at CMU.                                                                                                                                        The group will be led by Ashley O’Neil, Program Coordinator at the Center for Excellence in STEM Education,, and supported by STEM Education Scholars (undergraduate teacher education students with STEM training).

    There is a $25 fee for the semester

    This group is a closed group; students must register with the CESE in advance. Please contact Ashley O'Neil at for more information
  • Mary McGuire STEM After School

  • Explore STEM through innovative design in a one day a month after school program from 4–5:30 p.m. Parents must make arrangements for transportation home after the program. A snack will be provided.

  • LEGO WE-Do Robotics Workshop
    *Changes date: September 16, 2017 

  • ​10–11:30 a.m. 
    EHS Building, Rm. 134
    Cost is $5 to attend, due the day of the event
    Appropriate for students in grades K–1

    ​Students use LEGOs to build and program models with motors and sensors. Use your own design to explore what happens when models are customized. 
          Registration for this event is now closed. Thank you for your interest.
  • GoldiBlox Engineering
    October 21, 2017 

  • ​10–11:30 a.m. 
    EHS Building, Rm. 134
    Cost is $5 to attend, due the day of the event
    Appropriate for girls in grades 1-3

    The event is designed for girls to experience engineering using kits designed just for them. The girls will work in small groups with a pre-service teacher to engineer a solution to one of Goldie's problems. Kits and all materials will be available for students to use.

  • Little STEMmers                                      

  • Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum
    Drop in hours: 10:00 - 11:30 am
    September 14, October 26 (This date cancelled), November 16 

    ​Drop in to explore your child's science and engineering curiosity with interactive stations. Parents take away new ideas for bringing science, technology, engineering and math into your home! At least one parent must be present at the event. One adult may attend with up to two children, appropriate for pre-K through second grade students. 

    Registration is free with a Discovery Museum membership and open to the public. Attendees without a membership can purchase a day pass.​

    This program is supported in part by the Gratiot County Community Foundation