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CSOs are students elected by their peers in grades 6-12 to be liaison for STEM and innovation in their schools and community.
Editor’s Note: High school students Lexis Ratto and Kelly O’Kane were instrumental in bringing the international Chief Science Officer (CSO) program to San Antonio through the Alamo STEM Ecosystem. IDRA now manages the program in Texas as it grows across the state. Research says many students don’t stay in STEM because they don’t identify with STEM degrees and… [read more]
At the Leadership Training Institute, at the beginning of our journey, we were asked what it means to be a Chief Science Officer. It’s a title that means improvement in our school, in our community, and in our futures. It means that we have the opportunity to lessen the gap between people who want things… [read more]
The Columbia Gorge STEM Hub recently introduced the 17 middle and high school students from Hood River and The Dalles who will serve as Chief Science Officers this coming school year. These students are joining a cohort of peer-elected student leaders from across eastern and southern Oregon. In their role as CSOs, students will be… [read more]