For CI students:
Apply here for a STEM Outreach Assistant position.
For K-14 educators, administrators and partners:
Outreach activities conducted by Project ACCESO include:
Science Carnival is a FREE community event that engages students in kindergarten through 8th grades in over 75 hands-on science activities in a spooky, carnival setting. The annual event is held either the weekend before or after Halloween. Learn more about the Science Carnival.
Great Inventors is a hands-on 3D printing program focused on introducing the engineering design process to a class of high school students in collaboration with the instructional teacher.
STEM Expo provides middle and high school students with information about possible STEM careers with regional science and technology companies, held in conjunction with the annual Ventura County Science Fair in March or April of each year. Learn more about the STEM Expo.
STEM Pathways Workshops for parents of elementary, middle and high school students and for community college students. Workshop attendees will learn about pathways to a STEM career, the benefits of a STEM career, methods to search STEM career options and Project ACCESO's recommendation to students to better prepare for a STEM pathway. Requests for STEM Pathways Workshops should be submitted at least 2 months prior to the event for consideration.
STEM Outreach to regional elementary, middle and high school campuses providing age-appropriate, hands-on STEM activities or STEM demonstrations. These activities are meant to help enhance or augment the instructional day's STEM programming. Applications should be submitted at least 2 months prior to the event for consideration. Please include information about how this program will be incorporated into the school's current STEM programming. Request information for a STEM Outreach event at your school.
STEM Interactive Program provides a hands-on science activity to students in kindergarten through 8th grades led by STEM undergraduate students. The program is preceded by a college readiness workshop, CI student panel and guided campus tour hosted by California State University Channel Island's University Outreach Pathways to College Program. Learn more about the Pathways to College STEM Interactive Program.