what we do

Our Programs

LETS GO partners with schools and youth organizations to establish high-quality, ‘hands on, minds on,’ STEM programs for youth in underserved communities. We provide effective capacity-building support to our partners through strategic planning, program coordination and evaluation, hands-on instructor workshops and coaching, volunteer training, curriculum selection, and ready-to use materials. Our comprehensive, customizable services provide each partner with the support they need to develop and implement a successful STEM program

Our end goal is to create and implement programs that are sustainable and replicable within a community.

STEM Activity Materials and Resources

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics—STEM drives our economy in the information age.

  • High quality, hands-on minds-on, informal STEM curricula
  • Ready-to-use materials and consumable replacement kits
  • Customized pacing guides and student workbooks

Professional Development

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics—STEM drives our economy in the information age.

  • Instructor Training Workshops
  • Personalized shadow training
  • Ongoing 1-1 coaching: onsite and virtual
  • Technical assistance for STEM materials
  • Intern and volunteer training and coordination
  • STEM inventory training and management resources

Program Planning and Coordination with Administrators and Site Directors

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics—STEM drives our economy in the information age.

  • Long/short range planning
  • Program management
  • ‘Best fit’ curriculum selection

STEM Scholar Program and Family Engagement

  • STEM related field trips, competition teams, and Pop-Up Events
  • Student Showcases and Family STEM Nights
  • Guest speakers to develop STEM career awareness or career exploration
  • Guidance navigating school choice application process
  • Newsletters and communication connecting families to other STEM resources and opportunities
  • Informal mentoring with students and families
  • Workforce development
  • Support identifying and applying to internships and other workforce development opportunities
  • Soft Skills Workshops
  • Ongoing mentoring during internships
  • Jr Assistant (near peer mentor/instructor)

Evaluation: Outputs and Outcomes

  • Operating statistics
  • Program quality assessment
  • The PEAR Institute: Partnerships in Education and Resilience at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, Dimensions of Success (DoS)
  • Student assessment
  • STEM Content assessments for activities
  • PEAR, Common Instrument Suite (CIS) measures STEM interest, identity, engagement, career knowledge, and socio-emotional learning (SEL)
  • In-school and STEM program attendance
  • Student STEM History
  • Tracking student acceptance into STEM programs and schools
  • Standardized test scores
  • Instructor assessment
  • PEAR, Common Instrument Suite for Educators (CIS-E) measures facilitator confidence and facilitator observations on student improvement in STEM
  • LETS GO Training Evaluation measures instructor confidence facilitating STEM activities

We Believe In Change

What to learn more about LETS GO’S services? Request a copy of our Information packet and/or meeting with our program team.

Get Involved

By equipping underserved youth in impoverished areas of Baltimore City and Washington, DC with STEM identities and workforce development skills, LETS GO Boys and Girls is making a sustainable impact to improve their lives, their economic outlook, and their communities.

Support our work by making a donation to LETS GO Boys and Girls, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

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Headquarters

LETS GO Boys and Girls, Inc. 
19 Harness Creek View Court
Annapolis, MD 21403
info@letsgoboysandgirls.com

The LETS GO Boys and Girls is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

EIN: 61-1612453

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