Science / Technology Entry Program (STEP)
The Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) at Suffolk County Community College is offered to students in grades 7 through 12. STEP is designed to motivate and prepare economically disadvantaged and underrepresented minority students for careers in those licensed professions having a mathematical, scientific or technological orientation. Academic activities that encourage critical thinking, along with intensive enrichment instruction in mathematics, science and computer science, are teamed with support services such as counseling and tutoring. This combination provides a nurturing environment which builds self-esteem as it prepares minority and disadvantaged students for entry into a technical curriculum.
Summer activities include an orientation to STEP, career exploration workshops and hands-on activities in the fields of medicine and computer science.
During the academic year, SCCC provides career awareness, skill development, and real world mathematics, science and technology applications to participating students on twelve Saturday enrichment classes. Job shadowing and internship experiences are also provided. Support services include parental empowerment, local school advising, counseling, peer counseling, leadership training and a mentoring program.
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Last revised: 2/13/2013
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