Delran STEM Ecosystem Alliance

Our Vision

The Delran STEM Ecosystem Alliance provides an integrative, interactive system with a shared vision for developing and growing a sustainable and collaborative STEM community that is characterized by proactive and passionate thinking while providing all Delran learners equitable access to high-quality STEM learning and work opportunities.

Priorities and Accomplishments

Digital Fabrication Laboratory

  • Platform for integrated, project-based, hands-on education
  • Design cycle of imagination, desin, prototyping, reflection and iteration
  • Relevant 21st century skills and workforce development needs

Delran STEAM-Up Camp

Week-log, solution-focused exploration on real world problems camp during the summer in state of the art Delran High School Science wing

Computer Science

  • K-8 computing in elective courses
  • Hour of Code celebrated district wide by 3,100 students

Robotics Activities and Competitions

  • Grades 1-2 FIRST Lego League Jr. activities
  • Grades 3-5 build LEGO EV3 robots and complete Space Challenge activities
  • Grades 6-8 FIRST LEGO League Competitions
  • VEX Robotics Competition

STEM Fairs

Ecosystem business and community partners showing real-world STEM applications and interactive STEM games and challenges

Sustainability

  • Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification program for public schools going green
  • Green Teams led by eight "sustainability project managers"

Contact

  • Kari McGann
  • Delran STEM Ecosystem Alliance
  • kmcgann@delranschools.org
  • 856-461-6100