Supporting Partner

Toms River School District

Supports the operation of 18 schools from elementary through high school for the Township of Toms River. Their school district has taken a leading role in modeling cutting edge STEM education initiatives and makerspaces in their district, as well as sponsoring the annual Jersey Shore Makerfest.

Currently, they are partnering with New Jersey Makers Day on the School Connect program to provide participating schools with the opportunity to share their work classrooms through out the state.

Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey

We’re 2.7 million strong—1.9 million girls and 800,000 adult volunteers who believe girls can change the world. It began over 100 years ago with one woman, Girl Scouts’ founder Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low, who believed in the power of every girl. She organized the first Girl Scout troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, and every year since, we've made her vision a reality, helping girls discover their strengths, passions, and talents.

Maker Depot

Who we are

Maker Depot is a 6,000+ square foot member-based workshop for small businesses, entrepreneurs, tradespeople, skilled workers, artists, makers and hobbyists. We provide three types of values: Access to thousands of dollars worth of tools/machinery; Space for projects big and small; And a vibrant community of like-minded people located in Totowa, NJ. We offer tools and education in many different areas; woodworking, electronics, fabrication and more.

Rutgers Center for Science, Math and Computer Science (CMSCE)

Through collaborative research and customized instruction, The Center for Mathematics, Science, and Computer Education (CMSCE) at Rutgers University contributes to the improvement of mathematics, science, and computer education programs in New Jersey and in schools throughout the country. The CMSCE fosters collaborations among university and K-12 educators, business leaders, policymakers, practitioners, and researchers for the betterment of STEM education.

trep$

TREPS ED, LLC provides schools, parent associations, and community organizations with TREP$™, a comprehensive project-based entrepreneurship curriculum designed for students in grades 4-8.

We empower children by providing a fun, project-based learning experience which creatively integrates entrepreneurship education with the opportunity to apply business, academic, and life skills.

TechGirlz

TechGirlz is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to reducing the gender gap in technology occupations. We develop fun and educational hands-on workshops, called TechShopz, and an annual Entrepreneur Summer Camp. These efforts aim to get middle-school age girls interested in different kinds of technology and demonstrate the varied options of careers available.

BELS Consortium

The BELS Consortium for School Library Media Centers strives to provide all the necessary services for a fully functional school library in the 21st century. In order to facilitate this mission, BELS is committed to the sharing of its diverse resources, the professional development of school library staff, and the integration of Core Content State Standards (CCSS) and American Association of School Librarians 21st Century Learning Standards into the classroom.

 

TCF

TCF (formerly the Trenton Computer Festival) includes an array of talks on hot topics, themed workshops, hands-on educational sessions, a vendor hall with cool stuff, a keynote address, and a banquet.  Past keynote speakers have included industry luminaries such as Bill Gates, Gary Kildall and Brian Kernighan.  This year’s theme is Entrepreneurship, and TCF will feature a keynote and special forum on the topic.  TCF is the oldest computer festival in the world.  It was started in 1976 by Sol Libes with the Amateur Computer Group of New Jersey and Allen Katz at The College of New Jersey (the

New Jersey Library Association

Established in 1890, the NJLA is the oldest and largest library organization in New Jersey.

  • Advocates for the advancement of library services for the residents of New Jersey
  • Provides continuing education & networking opportunities for librarians
  • Supports the principles of intellectual freedom & promotes access to library materials for all

Our office in Trenton, NJ provides services to over 1700 members.

Newark Museum

The Newark Museum operates, as it has since its founding, in the public trust as a museum of service, and a leader in connecting objects and ideas to the needs and wishes of its constituencies. We believe that our art and science collections have the power to educate, inspire and transform individuals of all ages, and the local, regional, national and international communities that we serve.

In the words of founding Director John Cotton Dana, "A good museum attracts, entertains, arouses curiosity, 
leads to questioning—and thus promotes learning."

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