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What is Core Element?


Core Element is a regional collaborative between K-12, higher education, economic development, and business and industry institutions that are committed to improve the caliber of math and science education in our schools. 


Core Element provides:

Essential professional development training for K-12 science and math teachers;

Proven education curriculum that encourage hands-on learning experiences in the classroom for students;

Support for out-of-classroom enrichment activities such as science fairs and robotics competitions.



Strike for STEM 2014 November 1, 2014

Presented by Schlumberger

Mark your calendar!!

Contact Jan Brenan for more information:

jan.brenan@core4kids.org or 504.274.3611.

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Go to Strike for STEM website


Deepwater Symposium Gala
Fundraising Event for Core Element

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The Young Professionals of the Society of Petroleum Engineers are hosting the 5th Annual SPE-Delta YPP "Viva Las Vegas" Casino Games and Silent Auction benefiting Core Element: The Greater New Orleans STEM Initiative on the evening of August 6th from 7pm - 10pm.  Gala tickets are $50 per person ($60 after June 27th). Click to purchase tickets.


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Use the Amazon Smiles link below when using Amazon.com and Amazon will make a donation to Core Element.

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What Can Core Element Do For You?

Parents & Community

Foster each child’s natural  curiosity

Expand each child’s academic creativity 

Advance engaging academic experiences for every child

Corporate, Government, Business

Educated workforce   investment

Drive sustainable economic development

Promote social responsibility


Ignite student interest in STEM concepts

Upgrade classrooms to a new standard

Exchange best practices and ideas with colleagues

Transform student outcomes

Science   Technology   Engineering   Mathematics
Make a Difference- Get Involved
Contact Core Element at info@core4kids.org to make a difference!
K-12  STEM Education info@core4kids.org  P O Box 6123, Metairie, LA 70009