Regional Center

Gordon and MOA GYSTC

Gordon State College
419 College Drive
Barnesville GA 30204


Opened in 1997, the Gordon and Museum of Aviation Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center is a Regional Center for GYSTC, Inc. which is a private, not-for-profit educational organization designed to increase interest in and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for serious study, particularly among elementary and middle school teachers, students and parents in typically underserved areas in the state. Gordon and Museum of Aviation GYSTC is located in Barnesville, Georgia on the campus of Gordon College. Among the many educational programs they offer elementary and middle school teachers and students, some favorites include the STARLAB Planetarium Water Quality and Conservation, Study of electricity using PowerTown, and Family Science Nights.. The Center provides a variety of professional development programs and STEM kits for K-8 teachers and students.







Upcoming Events

Board Members

Board Chair

Ms. Vivian Childs


Vice Chairman

Ms. Sonya Jenkins

Robins Region Chamber

Vice Chairman

Ms. Rhonda Toon

Gordon State College


Ms. Mellissa Spalding

Museum of Aviation Foundation


Dr. Ed Harris

Lamar County School District (Retired)

Ms. Sharon Hansen

Community Representative

Dr. Ann Williams-Brown

Houston County School District

Ms. Jennifer Thomas

Houston County School District

Ms. Cheryl Thomas

Houston County School District

Ms. Ashante Y. Childs

Newton County School District

Ms. Dana Wiggins

Houston County School District

Ms. Ava Sue Dryden

Robins AFB – Lockheed Martin

Ms. Darlene McClendon

Perry Area Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Chrissy Miner

Museum of Aviation

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