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 

Innovation Station is back in the building offering fun and engaging STEM opportunities. Students will take part in hands-on activities and challenges, while adhering to all safety procedures and guidelines.  We can't wait for you to join us, but space will be limited!

Pocopson STEM

May 26th (Thursday)

1st to 5th Graders


Dismissal to 5:00 PM

Chadds Ford STEM

May 26th (Thursday)

1st to 5th Graders


Dismissal to 5:00 PM

Summer STEM Camps
with Mrs Markloff, Mrs Ciccone, & Mr Wagner

Who: Current UCFSD 1st to 5th Graders

When: June 20th - 23rd

Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Where: Pocopson Elementary

Cost: $200.00

Summer STEM - Video Editing

with Mr McGarvey

Who: Current UCFSD 3rd to 5th Graders

When: June 27th to 30th

Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Where: Chadds Ford Elementary

Cost: $200.00

Summer STEM Camp:


When: June 14th - June 16th

Cost: $150.00

Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Who: Current Kindergarten & 1st Graders


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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