AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Positions Open - Serve at the FEBRSS/BREC Summer STEM Lab!

Click to learn more and apply to serve as a 2017 AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate at the Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System and BREC Summer STEM Lab.


STEMup Baton Rouge is a community-based, collaborative project designed to close opportunity gaps and strengthen local STEM talent pipeline by providing high-impact STEM mentoring and learning experiences that positively impact student attitudes about learning and empower them to problem solve, think creatively, use technology appropriately, communicate and learn from each other and mentors. The project is sponsored by the Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System and funded by ExxonMobil. Learn more about becoming a Volunteer Mentor!


       2015-16 School Year

  • 1,064 Students Served
  • 305 Mentor Volunteers
  • 5,200 Volunteer Hours Served
  • 2,500 Total Students Reached (High-impact and light touch combined)

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4th Annual IT Girls Creative Coding Day

Last week on St. Patrick’s Day, seventy girls representing middle schools all over town were lucky enough to attend the fourth annual IT-Girls Creative Computing event.  Sponsored by Louisiana Women in Technology and supported by STEMup…

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EBR Hour of Code

Over 2,000 students and teachers participated!

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