Patricia Dunac, Doctoral Fellow, MSIT
Phone: (404) 452-3600
The FOCUS Program has been developed to provide undergraduate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) majors the opportunity to provide support to science teachers and students in area schools while also developing their own teaching skills.
At the heart of the program is a service learning experience that provides STEM majors the opportunity to spend three hours per week in a high-needs, urban school setting serving as an instructional support specialist.
FOCUS participants also spend one hour a week in professional development session designed to increase their pedagogical skillset.
In order to participate in the STEM FOCUS Program students must meet the following criteria: