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 STEM

Fall Dates Coming Soon!

Chadds Ford STEM

Fall Dates Coming Soon!

Kindergarten STEM

The following Tuesdays:

Sept. 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

Oct. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

First Grade STEM

The following Thursdays:

Sept. 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

Oct. 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

Cost: $200 (includes 8 days)

Time: Dismissal to 5:00 PM

Where: PAELC with Mrs Kryder


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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