Grant Wood AEA's College for Kids planned during June and July
Cedar Rapids…Nearly 700 students will participate in the 2012 Grant Wood AEA College for Kids and C4K STEM Academy sessions planned during June and July.
Classes will be held Monday through Friday per the following schedule and locations:
2012 Programs, Dates & Locations:
Grant Wood AEA's College for Kids is in its 26th year of offering summer advanced level academic and fine arts courses in the college setting to eligible students in gifted & talented programs who have completed 6th, 7th or 8th grade.
Through the College for Kids experience, students are offered advanced or specialized curricula, and have the opportunity to further explore a hobby or a topic of interest not typically available in middle school general education.
For the second year, the C4K STEM Academy, engages students in the exploration of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) areas of study.
Susie Green, GWAEA student programs specialist, explained that students who are eligible have the opportunity to participate in College for Kids. “It is very exciting to watch the students grow during their time at College for Kids. And Coe College and Mount Mercy University are wonderful backdrops for this educational opportunity.”
Green estimates that more than 12,500 students in Area 10 have participated in approximately 600 different College for Kids classes since the program began in 1987.
“Grant Wood AEA’s College for Kids has experienced a long history of success due to the ongoing interest of students and parents, as well as support from teachers, and the course instructors,” Green commented.
For more information about 2012 Grant Wood AEA College for Kids and C4K STEM Academy, contact
Susie Green, GWAEA student programs specialist, at 800-798-9771, Ext. 6775, 319-399-6775, e-mail to email@example.com, or visit the Grant Wood AEA website at www.gwaea.org.
Grant Wood Area Education Agency provides instructional and school management services for 32 school districts and 22 approved nonpublic schools in Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, and Washington counties
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