West GYSTC

EMPOWERING STUDENTS FOR STEM CAREERS

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Upcoming Professional Learning Opportunities

Equipment & Technology August 16 PL Flyer - West (1)

Equipment Training and Beginner Robotics/Coding

Explore with the Edison Robots, Star Lab, Digital Microscopes, Melting Blocks, Van de Graaff and More.

SAC PL October 24 Solarize a Classroom Flyer (1)

Solarize a Classroom

Learn about activities to teach elementary science standards and renewable energy with a more hands on approach with solar panels. 

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Welcome to West GYSTC!

We have been making science fun for kids and their teachers K-8 for more than 30 years.

West GYSTC was founded in 1993 and incorporated as a non-profit by community leaders from industry and school systems in the West Georgia  area. West GYSTC (Georgia Youth Science & Technology Centers Inc.) is part of a network of nine regional centers and programs in addition to the GYSTC Headquarters. GYSTC, Inc. is a private, not for profit educational organization designed to increase interest in and enthusiasm for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for students, teachers, and parents, in elementary and middle school. West GYSTC is located in Carrollton, Georgia on the campus of University of West Georgia. The Center provides a variety of professional development programs and STEM kits for K-8 teachers and students.

West GYSTC serves the following school systems:

Carroll County

Haralson County

Douglas County

Paulding County

Bremen City

Carrollton City

Oak Mountain Academy

Go Christian Academy

Occasionally additional services are available to nearby systems, and all teachers are welcome to attend our professional learning opportunities. Please reach out to us if you are interested in learning more about our services.

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WEST GYSTC OFFERINGS

Kits & Equipment to Checkout

Borrow ready to go STEM Kits containing lessons & materials, STEM Equipment, & even books!

In-Class Field Trips

Invite a GYSTC coordinator to visit in person or virtually for an engaging science lesson with your students!

Professional Learning

Request Science Professional Learning sessions at your school or virtual sessions!

STEM Nights

We can help with your In-person or Virtual STEM Night by loaning STEM Activity Kits, or by hosting virtual sessions!

West GYSTC & UWG Field Trips

Invite a GYSTC coordinator to visit in person or virtually for an engaging science lesson with your students!

Didn't see what you were looking for?

Contact your Regional Coordinator at cfonteno@westga.edu or 770-328-8530 with questions.

LOCATION

CONTACT

  • West GYSTC
    University of West Georgia
    College of Education
    1601 Maple Street
    Carrollton, GA 30118

  • Cathy Fontenot

  • 770-328-8530

  • cfonteno@westga.edu

West Georgia Youth Science and Technology Center is one of 10 non-profit 501 (c) (3) Georgia Youth Science and Technology Centers (GYSTC) throughout the state.