STEM

Science - Technology - Engineering - Mathematics

Powhatan County Public Schools has a long tradition of supporting STEM initiatives and coursework, as we believe these skills are an essential component in preparing today’s students for college and/or career. Additionally, we believe a problem-based, STEM-rich curriculum makes for a highly engaging and challenging learning environment.

In the spring of 2015, a STEM Steering Committee convened to develop a comprehensive K-12 STEM Plan, with the goal of ensuring that all students are continually exposed to developing technologies, coding, and engineering design projects that are both age-appropriate and thoughtfully aligned to the Virginia Standards of Learning.

Each of our elementary and middle schools have well-equipped STEM labs.  Our STEM coaches collaborate with classroom teachers to develop high-quality lessons. Powhatan High School offers a wide variety of STEM coursework and extra-curricular activities in science, computer science, engineering, and mathematics.

STEM Highlights

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Libbey Kitten

Libbey Kitten

Science/STEM Instructional Specialist

Curriculum Development & Implementation
Assessment Creation & Data Analysis
Technology Integration
Instructional Staff Support for science in all schools

libbey.kitten@powhatan.k12.va.us 804-598-5730

Barbara Adcock

Barbara Adcock

Elementary STEM Coach

Curriculum Development & Implementation
Instructional Staff Support for Pocahontas, Powhatan & Flat Rock Elementary Schools 

barbara.adcock@powhatan.k12.va.us

Donia Spott

Donia Spott

Innovative Coach

Curriculum Development & Implementation
Instructional Staff Support for Powhatan Middle and High School