GEMS Club wins 2013 CETL award

GEMS Club encourages middle school girls to continue on the STEM pathway.

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GEMS welcomes the participation of Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff.

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A partnership of WST, WST Learning Community, and Inman Middle School sustains girls' interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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The team of educators and volunteers contributing to Girls Excelling in Math and Science (GEMS) Club, a joint initiative sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST) and Inman Middle School, an Atlanta Public School, will receive the 2013 Educational Partnership Award from Georgia Tech's Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning at the spring Georgia Tech Faculty Honors Lunch on April 10, 2013. The GEMS partnership includes WST Co-directors Mary Lynn Realff and Carol Colatrella; Georgia Tech students Mehran D'Souza (ISYE), Natalie Payne (BME), Mercedes Shannon (MGT), Lu Ling (BME), and Andrea Del Risco (ISYE); and Inman Middle School Principal Paula Herrema and 7th grade science teacher Candice Price.

The Girls Excelling in Math and Science Club, a joint initiative of Inman Middle School, an Atlanta Public School, and Georgia Tech's Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology (WST), which reports to the Vice President for Institute Diversity, has won the 2013 Educational Partnership Award, presented by Georgia Tech's Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL). Approximately 40 middle school students participate in GEMS, which is organized as a team effort. The GEMS team includes Dr. Mary Lynn Realff (MSE) and Dr. Carol Colatrella (LMC); Georgia Tech students Mehran D'Souza (ISYE), Natalie Payne (BME), Mercedes Shannon (MGT), Lu Ling (BME) and Andrea Del Risco (ISYE); and Inman Middle School Principal Paula Herrema and 7th grade science teacher Candice Price.  See http://talkupaps.wordpress.com/2013/03/28/inmans-gems-club-receives-ga-tech-educational-partnership-award/

Information about GEMS is available at http://www.wst.gatech.edu/girls-excelling-math-and-science-gems

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The Center for the Study of Women, Science, and Technology

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Girls, middle school, STEM
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  • Created By: Carol Colatrella
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  • Created On: Mar 7, 2013 - 11:27am
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