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Mentors & Coaches

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Help Change the Face of STEM

DC Metro area STEM professionals who represent diverse backgrounds and experiences can make a positive impact in the lives of our members as well as change the trajectory for their academic success. Parent-Coaches, Collegiate and Professional STEM Mentors are crucial assets to our membership of future engineers, scientists, mathematicians & techies.    

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Reverse the Achievement Gap

Mentoring students in the STEM fields is crucial to reversing the achievement gap for African American students and others, like girls, who are under-served in STEM. Partnering with mentors’ representative of fields across the STEM professions will ensure that our students see themselves in the professions they wish to pursue; it will also open avenues to achievement for our young scientists. This encouragement will help them thrive in nearly all STEM settings - especially girls who want to study math or the sciences.

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Fulfill NSBE's Mission: Get Involved!

There are many ways to get involved and mentor with our chapter to best suit everyone’s STEM experience as well as match the availability of time. Whether it’s once a month leading an engineering challenge at a chapter meeting; volunteering weekly as a co-coach for one of our math or technical teams; or volunteering with a team of math enthusiasts to work with our Hidden Figures Math Club or Banneker's Mini Mathematicians – there’s always an opportunity at DMV NSBE, Jr. to share your infectious love of science, technology, engineering and math.  We hope that after learning more about our chapter’s mission & goals, you take the next step and contact us to partner and help change the face of STEM in the DC Metro Area.  


Email us at dmvnsbejr@gmail.com to learn how you can get involved. 

Coach a Team

Sign-up To Co-Coach a DMV NSBE, Jr. Team!

Scheduling

Besides seeing the excitement on the face of a student who loves STEM, one of the perks of volunteering to coach a DMV NSBE, Jr. team or mentor in one of the enrichment classes is that YOU help determine the schedule based on your availability and space at the University!


*Coaches help decide which of the above days & the times, their team meets. 

Our Dynamic Mathematical Visionaries Need You!

 

Why volunteer ?

  • Make a difference in the lives of young people
  • Help kids discover the fun in engineering, science and technology
  • Dispel the myth that math isn't cool & help kids overcome their math anxiety 
  • Help young people apply real-world math and science concepts
  • Network with like-minded parents & STEM professionals
  • Help celebrate STEM in our community