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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Gordon County GYSTC is sprucing up with a new attitude for 2020. At the helm of change is the newly-installed Center Coordinator, Aubrey Crook.  He assumed leadership in October equipped with years of experience as a seasoned middle school science educator and a tenure with GYSTC that includes leading the organization’s year-round Discovery Camps program. …

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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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