Maryland Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Festival and Expo
Mr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178
Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178
LEONARDTOWN, MD – There are a variety of STEM-related programs available to students in St. Mary’s County and the third annual Maryland STEM Festival and Expo brings a myriad of STEM related activities, programs and courses together in one venue. Parents and students can explore the various hands-on activities to help foster their child’s STEM and Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) interests.
St. Mary’s County Public Schools is hosting the Maryland STEM Festival and Expo and has arranged to have exhibitors from many local and state agencies, to include St. Mary’s County Public Library, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Mathnasium, Sotterley Plantation, Discovery Education, University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Chemistry and Biology Departments, Naval Air Station Patuxent River Educational Outreach Office, Raytheon, and many more.
There will also be opportunities for students to do some hands on learning with demonstrations in robotics, rocketry, and many other fascinating areas of STEM. There truly is something for everyone at the Expo! Students of all ages are encouraged to attend.
The 2017 Maryland STEM Festival and Expo is being held on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, Maryland. The Expo runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. There will be food and beverages available for purchase. Come and spend the day at this event.
For more information on the Maryland STEM Festival and Expo, visit marylandstemfestival.org or contact Ms. Denise Mandis at 301-475-5511 ext. 32138 or Mr. Jason Hayes at 301-475-5511 ext. 32116.