ACCESS Educational Services, Inc. STEM/STEAM Programs

The purpose of ACCESS (Achieving College and Career Enrichment Skills for Success) is to provide educational and supportive services to K-12   students to aid in academic enrichment, college preparation, and pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM).  Our objective is to offer students and parents support through providing resources, opportunities, programs, and activities related to STEM careers that will motivate and encourage our students to pursue a STEM related college degree. We administer five different programs: The National Society of Black Engineer's Pre-College Initiave's NSBE Jr. Chapter in Bridgeport and New Haven, The Saturday STEAM Club,  The Summer STEAM Camp, Girls Who Code Club,  FIRST Robotics, and a one day STEM event for girls grades 5th-12th. 

Program Contact Info
First Name: 
Gwendolyn
Last Name: 
Brantley
Title: 
Founder & Executive Director
Location: 
51 Yale Street
Bridgeport, CT 06605
United States
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Program Details
Year Established: 
2005
Affiliation: 
FIRST Robotics
Affiliation: 
Afterschool Alliance
Affiliation: 
National Afterschool Association
Affiliation: 
SWE
Program Focus: 
Engineering
Program Focus: 
General Science
Program Focus: 
Math
Program Focus: 
Technology
Program Focus: 
Coding/Programming
Program Focus: 
Arts
Program Focus: 
Computer Science
Program Focus: 
Space Science/Aerospace/Rocketry
Program Focus: 
Digital Media Production
Program Focus: 
Biology
Program Focus: 
Earth and Environmental Science
Program Focus: 
Robotics
Girls served annually: 
130
Boys served annually: 
30
Organization Info
Organization Contact Info
Title: 
Executive Director
Location: 
51 Yale Street
United States
Slug: 
access-educational-services-inc-stemsteam-programs
Service Delivery Format
workshops/conferences
summer offerings
special events
museums
clubs
afterschool programs
Available Resources/Activities
workshops/classes/training
mentoring
girls interested in STEM
evaluation/assessment services
conferences
computer access
boys interested in STEM
Needed Resources/Activities
workshops/classes/training
volunteers
teaching or tutoring
job shadowing
internships
funding/sponsorship
equipment donations
Collaboration Interests
working with informal organizations
working with higher education
sponsorship
Populations Served
urban
middle/junior
low income
high school
elementary
at-risk