Southwest GYSTC

  • Southwest GYSTC
    ABAC at Bainbridge
    2500 E. Shotwell Street
    Bainbridge, GA 39819

  • Tammy Nowell

  • 229-243-6073

  • 229-248-3936

  • tammy.nowell@abac.edu

Opened in 1995, the Southwest 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. Southwest GYSTC is located on the campus of Southern Regional Technical College in Bainbridge, Georgia and managed by Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Among the many educational programs they offer elementary and middle school teachers and students, some favorites include the STARLAB Planetarium. The Center provides a variety of professional development programs and STEM kits for K-8 teachers and students.

 

SCHOOL SYSTEMS WE SERVE:

Calhoun County Decatur County Miller County
Mitchell County Seminole County Thomas County

PROGRAMS OFFERED

Educator Programs

In-Class Field Trips

An in-class field trip is a unique experience for the classroom teacher and the students class to view science from a different perspective.

Professional Learning Workshops

These one-hour sessions cover a variety of topics to enhance the teaching capabilities of educators.

STUDENT PROGRAMS

In-Class Field Trips

An in-class field trip is a unique experience for the classroom teacher and the students class to view science from a different perspective.

Family STEM Nights

Join one of our Virtual STEM Nights! Everyone in your family can participate. Activities are appropriate for K-2, 3-5 or 6-8, depending on the session you join.

Board Members

Mr. Adam Starr

Grady EMC (Board Chair)

Mr. Fred Rudbeck

Georgia Power (Vice Chair)

Ms. Marvalynn Carroll

First Port City Bank (Treasurer)

Mrs. Karen Rowland

Rowland Farms (Secretary)

Mr. Chip Davis

V.P. Family Bank

Dr. Michael Kirkland

ABAC at Bainbridge

Ms. Kelly Powell

Southern Regional Technical College

Dr. Tim Cochran

Decatur County Schools

Dr. April Aldridge

Decatur County Schools

Mr. Shane Miller

Miller County Schools

Mr. Roy Adams

Mitchell County Schools

Dr. Christy Wray

Mitchell County Schools

Dr. Raymond Bryant

Thomasville City Schools

Ms. Sharonda Wilson

Thomasville City Schools

Dr. Lisa Williams

Thomas County Schools

Dr. Scott Sweeting

Thomas County Schools

Ms. Felicia Purdy

Seminole County Schools

Ms. Felicia Purdy

Seminole County Schools

Mr. Michael Ward

Calhoun County Schools

Ms. Mary Alice Hilton

Calhoun County Schools