AmeriCorps VISTA Team deliver Hour of Code throughout EBR schools



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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Foundation Sponsors STEM Teaching Lab

Foundation Sponsors 2017 Summer STEM Teaching Lab

July 17-02 EBR teachers explored robotics, chess, programming, and project-based cyber and engineering projects!  Big thanks to Southeast Middle for hosting and…

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STEMupBR Report

               2015-2016 Report


EBR Hour of Code

Over 2,000 students and teachers participated!

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