The General Atomics Sciences Education Foundation has been actively involved in improving K-12 science education since 1992 by developing educational resources and by providing support to employees of the GA family of companies via the GASSSS program, as well as to area non-profit organizations.
The Foundation is now enhancing its support for employees to engage in education outreach. For those who participate in the GASSSS K-12 education outreach program, GA and affiliates will now provide a charge number for up to 4 hours per calendar year. For additional information, see the GASSSS Details and Application Form on the GASSSS web site.
The TutorMate on-line literacy tutoring program is now available to GA employees. TutorMate connects an emerging young reader with a GA volunteer to champion literacy for the student. Click here for more information.
The General Atomics Sciences Education Foundation has announced that it has provided support for the following programs:
- $10,000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego to support the Stepping Stones to STEM Success programs at the Clairemont and Logan Heights branches for the 2017-2018 school year.
- $10,000 to FIRST to support the growth and operations of the 2017-2018 FIRST Robotics San Diego Regional competition for San Diego area high school FIRST robotics clubs.
- $3,000 to the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair to support the operation of the 2018 Fair.
- $2,500 to Explore Solutions for the San Diego Business and Youth (BAY) Career Expo and Luncheon held on October 18, 2017. The following GA&A employees participated in this event: Don Czechowicz , Karina Kangas, Ragad Mohammad, Shahin Pajoom, and Larry Woolf.
Congratulations to the following GA employees who have recently completed a GASSSS activity: Joe Bayer, David Zhang, Aaron Singh, Ngoc (Andy) Tran, Nikki Casebier, Cherish Rodrigues, Edwin Ward, Joe Ippolito, Mima Trayanova, Hugo Carbajal, Lois Yu, Jared Cupp, Ioana Diana Broome.