Washington, D.C. – For some chapters, one LINKS-NSBE Jr. Chapter just isn’t enough. Three feels like a better fit for STEM stars like the Birmingham (AL) Chapter and Port City (TX) Chapter. Both stretch their time and talents to run after-school engineering programs across multiple campuses in their cities.
How do they do it? They say smart scheduling, responsive programming, and tapping a wide pool of talent (including Connecting Links and Heir-O-Links) are musts along with healthy doses of laughter and connection.
“I really like to make it fun for the students and easy for the adults,” says Diann Jackson, the Services to Youth Chair of the Birmingham (AL) Chapter. “I can’t make it hard for them because they are already working. They are doing other things. They have families. My mantra is: Let’s make it fun for everybody so that we get the participation we need and sneak in some actual learning with the fun.” Read more.
Birmingham (AL) and Port City (TX) Chapters Plant NSBE Jr. Programs at Multiple Schools
Staff | The Links, Inc. | January 3, 2019