GYSTC adds its voice to the global agreement that 2020 is a year like no other! We hope that our achievements in 2019 – 2020 as outlined in these pages will impress and encourage you to strive toward the goals that are important in your life and that you and yours remain safe and healthy…

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$50,000 Contribution from AT&T Connects Georgia students to GYSTC’s virtual learning experiences free of charge September 1, 2020, ATLANTA – With so many K-8 students in Georgia attending classes remotely this fall, Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center (GYSTC) is delivering virtual learning field trip experiences free of charge to Georgia public, private, charter and…

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September 1, 2020, ATLANTA – The Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center, Inc. (GYSTC) is gratified to announce significant donations from four leading corporations. The grants in varying amounts will enable the continuation of important GYSTC programs that provide virtual education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) for Georgia’s elementary and middle school students.…

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Thank you for joining GYSTC as we honor 26 recipients of our coveted 2020 Georgia STEM Scholar Awards. This outstanding group of educators was chosen for their thoughtful engagement with their students which, over the last year, resulted in imaginative classroom lessons that taught and support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. As parents,…

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The Georgia Youth Science & Technology Centers, Inc. is postponing the Georgia STEM Scholar Awards Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC). Given the current situation and the concerns of the spread of the coronavirus, the event will be rescheduled at a later time. Take a moment to…

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The busy, buzzing honeybee, whose pollination of plants and flowers is critical to the global food supply, has a new generation of budding young scientists devoted to their survival in Grady County, Georgia.  Students from the Georgia Youth Science Technology Center’s (GYSTC) Southwest Regional Center have developed and maintain a sizeable outdoor garden replete with honey bee…

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FY 2019 was a very successful year for GYSTC! The organization operated statewide with a limited $1.5 million budget and served 5,961 teachers and 56,410 students from 105 Georgia School Districts. We were able to serve the teachers and students of Georgia through our network of Centers. We provided services from our diverse programs such…

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At its September meeting, the Board of Georgia Youth Science Technology Center (GYSTC) elected Jennifer-Harper Taylor as a member the organization’s governing board.  Ms. Harper-Taylor is a long time official with Siemen’s Foundation having held many positions there since 1999 including serving as Vice-President, then President from 2010 to 2015.  Currently, she leads numerous educational…

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Mr. Don Barbour was elected to chair the board of the Georgia Youth Science & Technology Centers, Inc. (GYSTC) at the board’s June meeting. Mr. Barbour, who served as Vice- Chair of the board under the 8-year tenure of outgoing Chairperson Ms. Tanya Blalock, will serve as the new board chair to oversee the 17-member…

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Twenty-three Georgia K-8 teachers were honored with $500 STEM STAR SCHOLAR AWARDS for excellence in teaching children science, technology, engineering & math (STEM) under the Georgia Youth Science and Technology Centers (GYSTC) umbrella at a Gala event celebrating GYSTC’s 30th Anniversary on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Galleria Parkway,…

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