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Our mission is to foster a love of exploratory and discovery learning in all students.  Our group of dedicated and innovative teachers have combined forces to bring STEM to our local community!

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Upcoming STEM Sessions

Innovation   Station

After-school   STEM    Clubs 

Pocopson Clubs



Curious Kids Club

with Mrs Houpt & Mrs Simonds

Bunny Club

Kindergarten to 5th Graders

April 16th (Tuesday)


April 18th (Thursday)

Dismissal to 5:00 PM

Frog Club

Kindergarten to 5th Graders

May 21st (Tuesday)


May 23rd (Thursday)

Dismissal to 5:00 PM

CFES Clubs



Cooking in the Summer

with Mrs Shin

July 8th - 11th


July 15th - 18th

Current 3rd - 6th Graders

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Cost: $260 (includes lunch)

CFES Science Lab

Nov/Dec STEM


Dates: Nov 6th, 13th, 27th, Dec 4th, & 11th

Time: Dismissal to 5:00 PM

Where: PAELC with Mrs Kryder

Cost: $200 for 5 sessions

1st Grade

Dates: Nov 9th, 16th, 30th, Dec 7th, & 14th

Time: Dismissal to 5:00 PM

Where: PAELC with Mrs Kryder

Cost: $200 for 5 sessions


Meet our Team

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John Wagner


4th Grade Instructor

John is currently a 4th grade teacher at Chadds Ford Elementary.  He has had the opportunity to work with NASA for 8 years in a partnership with a local university in an effort to bring more STEM education to districts across the Commonwealth.

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Erika Ciccone


4th Grade Instructor

Erika is currently a 4th grade teacher at Pocopson Elementary.  She believes that through STEM education students can be empowered to think critically, problem solve, and develop a growth mindset. 

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Kathryn Markloff


4th Grade Instructor

Kathryn is currently a 4th grade teacher at PocopsonElementary.  She  is a strong believer in the power of a growth mindset and the learning that can come out of STEM and Maker experiences!

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Michele Kryder

1st Grade Instructor

Michele is currently a first grade teacher at Phoenixville Area Early Learning Center (PAELC).  Michele  runs after-school STEM clubs at PAELC for students in kindergarten through second grade.


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