In summer 2016, Landmark College introduced a new non-residential program designed for local area middle school students who learn differently: Expanded Learning Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (ELO STEM) The introductory session was called “SharkBytes” and focused on computer science, introducing students to coding, programming, and robotics. Classroom experiences are held in the MacFarlane Science, Technology & Innovation Center on Landmark College’s campus in Putney, Vermont.
2019 Sessions include:
Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 29
- Ecology of Field and Forest: Inquiry-based lessons and hands-on learning will be combined to offer students a dynamic learning experience. Focused on the interactions that balance Vermont’s natural world, much of this program will take place outdoors on Landmark’s campus. Food Web and Ecosystem topics may also be included.
Monday, July 1 through Friday, July 5 (program will not meet on July 4)
With ELO-STEM, your student will:
- Learn valuable skills in science and technology-related fields
- Gain better understanding of their learning difference
- Develop strategies for success
- Realize post-secondary education is a viable future path
Program Cost: $300.00 per week (discount provided for students enrolled in both weeks). Lunch and snacks provided.
This program was developed in collaboration with Windham Central, Windham Southeast, and Windham Northeast Supervisory Unions. Students from schools within these supervisory unions will have priority with regard to enrollment