This year’s STEM Teacher Academy focused on using engineering to help children with limb reduction defects. The Academy began, August 2018, at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Marietta, where teachers learned how the company is using engineering to help design and construct aircraft for our military. Teachers engaged in tours of the facility, participated in hands-on…

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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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Southwest GYSTC began with stars in its eyes.Southwest GYSTC was built with eyes to the sky but feet firmly planted in the earth. The architecture of its one-of-a-kind free standing Center was designed to accommodate the planetarium’s infrastructure one in which children from nine participating counties could gaze at starry skies and marvel at the…

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On Wednesday April 1, 1992, the very first Board of Directors of the West Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center met at the Warren Sewell Memorial Library in Bremen, Georgia to kick off a very successful regional center.  Jim Thompson, President and CEO of GYSTC welcomed the new members and named the following interim officers: …

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After much hard work and dedication from several people, Magnolia Midlands GYSTC was organized on June 22, 1995 at Georgia Southern University. The name was based upon the travel and tourism area known as the Magnolia Midlands. Mr. Jay Studstill, then local manager of Georgia Power, was approached by Georgia Power and asked to take…

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FY 2018 was a very successful year for GYSTC! The organization operated statewide and served 8,858 teachers and 51,480 students from 84 of Georgia School Districts. We were able to serve the teachers and students of Georgia through our network of nine centers. We provided services from our diverse programs such as Professional Learning Workshops,…

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