Summer STEAM 2017

Virginia STEAM Academy, in its fifth year of service, is now accepting applications for Summer STEAM 2017. Any current 5th, 6th, or 7th grade Virginia student may apply. The cost is $700.00 per student. Tuition assistance is available based on need. Virginia STEAM Academy is offering ONE session of Summer STEAM: July 9-15, 2017 on […]

Congratulations Robot Design Team

The CRES Conservation Rangers competed at the Virginia/DC State 2016 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Animal Allies Tournament on December 3 and 4th at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The group, comprised of third grader Sohil K.; fifth graders Lucas M. and Viraj G.; and sixth graders Arnav K., Fairfax County Public Schools and Summer […]

Virginia STEAM Academy signs Partnership Agreement with Center for Excellence in Education

Virginia STEAM Academy is pleased to announce it has signed a partnership agreement with the Center for Excellence in Education. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, CEE was founded in 1983 to nurture high school and university scholars to careers of excellence and leadership in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and to encourage international collaboration between […]

Featured on Richmond WTVR “Building Better Minds”

Ainsley Berney was recently featured on Richmond WTVR’s “Building Better Minds” segment. Ainsley, a Tomahawk Creek Middle School student, was selected out of more than 600 statewide applicants to participate in the Virginia Science and Technology Engineering and Applied Mathematics (STEAM) Academy’s summer program, Summer STEAM. Ainsley attended the Shenandoah University session where she studied […]

Pay it Forward: Ambassador Dillon Lewallen

Warren County Public Schools student and Virginia STEAM Academy Summer STEAM Ambassador (’16) Dillon Lewallen spoke to the Warren County School Board about the mission and vision of the Virginia STEAM Academy at the Board’s monthly meeting on November 2, 2016. Lewallen was asked to share with the Board in order to inform them of the educational […]

Pay It Forward: Ambassador Katie Bird

Virginia STEAM Academy Summer STEAM Ambassador (’13) Katie Bird of Rocky Mount is serving as a science demonstrator at her local library, Franklin County Library. Ambassador Katie was selected by Virginia STEAM Academy and the Science Museum of Virginia to pilot a program where high school students with a zeal for STEAM and commitment to […]

Pay it Forward: Ambassador Joshua Felton

On October 7, 2016, Newport News Public Schools student and Summer STEAM Ambassador (’14 and ’15) Joshua Felton spoke before approximately 75 attendees, representing industry, academia, and the military at Thomas Nelson Community College’s annual cyber security conference. Ambassador Joshua took a cyber security course at Summer STEAM 2015 on the campus of Radford University. […]

Virginia STEAM Academy Welcomes Board Member Gil Bland

In July 2016, the board welcomed Gil Bland to its membership. Bland is Immediate Past Chairman of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and served on its Executive Committee for seven years. Bland recently completed six years of service on the Board of Directors of the National Franchise Association. In 2014, 2015, […]

Co-founder and First Board Chair Caroline Martin Resigns from the Board

After five and a half years of dedicated service, Virginia STEAM Academy Co-founder and first Board Chair Caroline Martin has resigned from the Board. Board Chair Jack Ezzell, Co-founder, President and CEO Judy Stewart, and the full Board gratefully acknowledge Martin’s enormous contributions of time, talent, and treasure. They are valued. Please join us in […]