Happy Birthday SCOPE and Cynthia !
Listen What People are Saying - #SocialImpact

"A lot of resources I never knew about!"   
"A scientist explained soft matter and I understood it!"
USA Science and Engineering Festival 2016

"SCOPE has been an invaluable partner in our efforts to educate the public about the opportunities within the growing life sciences industry in the St. Louis region.  As the only training program for bench technicians in the bio sciences, the St. Louis Community College Biotechnology program offers an opportunity for students to gain the skills needed to get great paying jobs with only a two year degree, while paving the way for higher education options as well.  With the speed at which the industry is growing in St. Louis we cannot currently keep pace with the demand for skilled technicians and the SCOPE programs that we partner with assist us in getting the word of this opportunity out to the public, while showing parents and students that science isn't hard, it's fun!"
Dr. Richard Norris, Director, St Louis Community College Plant and Life Sciences Center

There's nothing like a Birthday Gift!
Founded in Missouri near her birthday in 2007, Cynthia began a social venture with pure St. Louis Entrepreneurial Spirit!   9 years later, SCOPE has a national footprint and Cynthia is more committed than ever to make sure parents, adults and the public can move full STEAM Ahead into Innovation! 
Your Support let's SCOPE keeps SCOPE a free resource, 
so when they're inspired at  @FairSaintLouis   or from our At Home Activities page, they have next steps for: Lessons/Home School Info, Programs/Camps, Higher Ed/Scholarships, Internships& Jobs.  

Your Investment Hard at Work:
Through great collaboration with Toyota Bodine, 
Cynthia shared SCOPE STEM/STEAM Social Impact Model at 
North American Advanced Manufacturing AMCP-AMT Conference.  
Highlighting success for one of Toyota's 5 pillars Parent/Family Engagement.

Worked with SpectrUM, University of Montana-Missoula Montana on Public and Family Outreach. Provided SCOPE Resource for Sustained Engagement post SciNation

Our Newest Partner  &   STL Gift....
In it's first public appearance  TechShop  will showcase their soon to open Makerspace that inspires, engages, and empowers communities to make their ideas a reality.

T echShop provides access to institutional knowledge, access to tools and machinery, and access to community.  

Students as young as 8 yrs. can use most equipment after the class (with a guardian present), 

St. Louis is the 9th TechShop location since founded in 2006 will be housed in a new 
18,000 square foot location with over $1 million of equipment and tools plus 75-100 classes offered annually

Opening in mid-August in the Cortex Innovation Community
(Forest Park Ave. & Boyle)
Fair St. Louis in Forest Park 
Experience SCOPE S. T.E.A.M in 3D 
2015 Community Feedback:

"We thought it wouldn't be hands on experience, but it was and it was great to hear about all the colleges, programs, and other special events."
"I was impressed that my 4-year-old was so engaged in the 3D activity and the Robot Table." 

"It is always very exciting to visit with families. I met a new employer that needs multiple interns and employees from my major. We may have never met if it was not for this event."
-Kyle Palmer of University of Central Missouri on Fair St. Louis 2015
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