Instructor Spotlight: Matthew Baker

Matthew Baker is an iMath instructor at North Elementary What made you want to join ITEC? “I was on Handshake, MSU’s job website, looking for a job for the school year, and I saw this and it really stood out as something to do during school because I have helped my little brothers and sisters with more »

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March 2017: Ezra

March 2017: Ezra

Ezra is a fourth grade student from Post Oak Elementary in the Building Child and Family Initiative (BCFI) course. What is your favorite subject in school? I don’t do it in school but engineering and technology. The subject I like in school is Math because it’s very interesting. The way my teacher teaches it, she more »

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Instructor Spotlight: Abby Greenslait

Abby Greenslait is an assistant instructor at Wexford Montessori Academy for 2020 Girls. What made you join ITEC? “I decided to become a member of ITEC’s team because I think it is a great program and it offers something that I find quite incredible to the youth of Lansing. The young girls that I have more »

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February 2017: Savanna Collins

February 2017: Savanna Collins

Meet Savanna Collins, a 5th grader, who spent her time this summer attending our 2020 Girls Summer Camps. Savanna also was one of the first students to step onto the completed TechTransport. Along with her mother, Heather Johnson, they are excited to share their experience at both ITEC and the TechTransport bus. Savanna: I made of more »

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December 2016: Donald

December 2016: Donald

ITEC is excited to showcase Donald, a 3rd grader at Wacousta Elementary School in Grand Ledge. Donald has been a part of ITEC’s LEGO Robotics course within the Techtronics program for 6 months and has continually shown improvement with coding and has a captivating personality that transpires throughout the classroom. What is your favorite subject more »

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June 2016: Caitlyn, Jada and Maddie

Meet Caitlyn, Jada and Maddie our superstar Student Spotlights! They are 2020 Girls who are passionate about making the most of every opportunity and women making strides in the STEM career field. What made you want to join 2020 Girls Caitlyn – It opens up a bunch of different career opportunities and I wanted to more »

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2020 Girls Student Spotlight – Meet Caitlyn!

Say hello to Caitlyn, our superstar Student Spotlight! She’s a 2020 Girl who’s passionate about making the most of every opportunity and women leveling the STEM field when it comes males dominating STEM careers. We took a moment to sit down and chat with Caitlyn about why ITEC’s 2020 Girls the best! What made you more »

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May 2016: Brayden

May 2016: Brayden

12-year-old Brayden probably wouldn’t crack ITEC’s top 50 most enthusiastic kids to begin camp on the first-day list (if there was such a thing). Especially since he was forced to sign up for the LEGO Robotics course against his will. “My mom said I needed to get out of the house more,” he said. “She more »

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Student Success at FIRST LEGO League

Congratulations to our students and wonderful coaches on their exciting achievements at the FIRST LEGO League event in Flint! We had two teams in this amazing competition. This year’s theme was Trash Trek. The CHESS Champs placed 13th out of 46 teams and received an award for high-quality research for the project. The project involved more »

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Student Interview: Getting Off the Couch with Claire

I was warned before my interview with 9-year-old Claire that our conversation would be nothing short of entertaining. She did not disappoint. I quickly learned that Claire and I, though more than a decade apart in age, were very much alike.  She made it clear that anything involving leaving the couch probably wouldn’t fall on more »

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