i3 G2ROW STEM Program

The i3 G2ROW STEM is a multi-year Federal grant from the US Department of Education committed to growing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in middle schools that will reach students in the classroom, after school and at home.

Lead STEM Teachers for the 2016-17 school year include:

  • Stratford STEM Magnet (grades 5-8)
    • Diane Chen
    • Cherifa McDowell
  • Isaac Litton Middle
    • Rochelle Howell
    • Neysa Jenkins
  • Croft Middle
    • Deborah Davis
    • Stephanie Lankford
    • Vahin Taha
  • McMurray Middle
    • Kathryn Finn
    • Kim Hill
  • Oliver Middle
    • Jenny Broeder
    • Leslie Kruse
    • Rachael Smith       
  • Goodlettsville Middle
    • Andrea Thompson
    • Kenithia Starks
  • Madison Middle
    • Leah Walker
    • Stephen Buttrey

The Lead STEM Teachers bring a vast array of teaching experience to the program, and will be involved in a professional development curriculum training this summer known as Engineering Everywhere.  During the training, teachers will collaborate to create and plan hands-on, engaging, problem solving experiences built around STEM for students.