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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.

Check out our 2014 Core Element Summer STEM Camp Video

Core Element

 Summer STEM Robotics Camp

 for Middle School

Students and Teachers July  2015


Check back for more information this spring


Good times and Good fortune from Schlumberger’s sponsorship of Strike for STEM


Strike for STEM took place on November 1, 2014; what a fun evening!  Core Element thanks all of our sponsors of the Strike for STEM event for your support of Core Element’s mission. Our sponsors made this year a banner year in attendance and money raised.  This event brought in over $26,000 with attendance in excess of 250 people.


Coming again next year!

We hope to see you there.


Be a sponsor to support STEM education in Greater New Orleans.


Contact Jan Brenan for more information:

jan.brenan@core4kids.org or 504.274.3611 


Go to Strike for STEM website


Thanks to Schlumberger for sponsoring another successful Strike for STEM!

4th Annual Strike for STEM presented bySchlumberger

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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

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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