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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

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Core Element Summer STEM Camp for middle school students and teachers will be held July 20-31.

Check the STEM Camp page for more information.

Information on our July Summer STEM Teacher Professional Development Institute can be found here.

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.  Be a sponsor to support STEM education in Greater New Orleans.Thanks to Schlumberger for sponsoring another successful Strike for STEM!


Strike for STEM website


5th Annual Strike for STEM presented by   Schlumberger
October 24, 2015

Contact Jan Brenan for more information: or 504.274.3611 

We hope to see you there.


See our Summer Camp 2014 highlights video.

SPE-YPP and Baker Hughes will once again sponsor the Deepwater Symposium Gala benefitting Core Element. This year's event will be August 19, 2015. Make plans to attend and reserve your tickets early.

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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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K-12  STEM Education
P O Box 6123, Metairie, LA 70009