West Ashley STEM Mtg 9/19/17

Updated on September 20, 2017 in STEM
0 on September 20, 2017

WAHS STEM Advisory Board Meeting

September 19, 2017



Sandy Pennekamp

Becky Kyzer

Scott Baker

Nick Holmes

Shawn Haggerty

Theodene Davis


Successes from previous year:

Making connections with people in the field

Participating in community events

Connecting students with community members

Utilized Academy Partners for judging presentations at the school


Discussed field trip opportunities:

Nicole Dunmeyer- Charleston Water System

Scott Baker- provided bridge tours past two years

BMW Plant

Volvo (successful from previous groups)

Explore externship opportunities for teachers- CTE can assist with outreach where needed


Curriculum Needs:

Autodesk Inventor- in need of expert to co-teach with Mr. Haggerty, it was suggested to also see if an experienced student would be helpful to assist the class. CTE Department may have contacts in this area.

Brainstorm the idea of interdisciplinary lessons with core classes.


November 11: Robotics event at WAHS- Volunteers needed in all areas; judges must have an engineering background. Possibilities: Dr. Ron Welch and Dr. Charles Skipper- School of Engineering at The Citadel, cadets and evening undergraduate students could be potential volunteers.


Begin logging activities when Academy Partners are utilized: www.tinyurl.com/Logactivities


Important Dates:

October 12- Regional Career Fair

October 17- next STEM Advisory Board Meeting @ 2:30 WAHS


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