What is STEMworks AFTERschool?

It’s more than an after school Science Club! The STEMworks™ AFTERschool Program engages elementary and middle school students with fun and interactive STEM curricula. The goal of the program is to provide students and teachers with resources, inspiration, and tools that empower them to improve their community and world.

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Schools We Serve…

Kalama Intermediate

Lahaina Intermediate

Lokelani Intermediate

Maui Waena Intermediate

Pukalani Elementary School

Without the STEMworks™ AFTERschool program, our students would not have been selected to attend the 3rd annual PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Academy in Washington, D.C.
— Jennifer Suzuki, Maui Waena Intermediate School, STEMworks™ Facilitator & Technology Club Advisor

Areas of Focus

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I learned that more ideas can help people see different points of view. My teammates have different perspectives from me sometimes and help me see other angles that I didn’t think of.
— 5th grader, Pukalani Elementary


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What is our Impact?

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How are we Funded?

The funding for our program is accomplished by grants such as the Department of Education’s, 21st Century Community Learning Grant, Ke Alahele Grant from Maui Economic Development Board and partnerships with the Boys and Girls Club of Maui and Kamehameha Schools.

I learned teamwork and expressing my ideas. I also learned how to feel confident in my ideas.
— 6th grader, Maui Waena Intermediate

For more information on STEMworks™ AFTERschool, contact: Jaime Kahoohanohano, jaime@medb.org