LTI Experience Blog – CSO Samyukta

I come from a background where education is almost always at the forefront, and beyond education, I was raised to feel an ethical obligation to empower and uplift my community using my privilege and potential, and I believe that the Chief Science Officers program has provided me with the perfect environment to do just that. […]


“I have never felt that my voice was as important as I did during that discussion.” – CSO Marissa At the core of the Chief Science Officer program is the belief that their lies true power in student voice to create actionable change at their schools, in their communities, and even nation and worldwide. On […]

CSOs working in Midland

St. John’s CSOs, Claire and Lindsay, presented their water quality findings at the Loons Baseball STEM night on June 6th. Their class has been monitoring the Chippewa and Tittabawassee Rivers. They summarized their findings to see if the water quality was fitting for their salmon (Salmon in the Classroom). The class has been taking care […]

Buena High School CSOs

CSOs from Buena High School received a trip to the University of Arizona BioSphere 2 on Friday, April 5, 2019.  They had the opportunity to explore and collaborate with STEM professionals while on site. “I just wanted to share this video we made for all of the folks up at CSO HQ in Phoenix. Thank […]

Winners of Wonder

CSOs and Advisors participated in “Winners of Wonder” training session.  Schools were invited to form competitive FLL teams and work with Anna Prakash. “Thank you for taking our programs to your schools.  Looking forward to working with everyone in Fall.” – Anna Prakash, Ph.D., Sr. Materials Engineer, Intel Corporation, Co-Founder: Education Empowers.  

Chief Science Officers travel to Hemlock Semiconductor

Chief Science Officers (CSOs) and advisors from throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region met for their last cabinet meeting of the academic year at Hemlock Semiconductor on Tuesday, March 12th. CSOs enjoyed a “behind the fence” plant tour, as well as activities and demonstrations such as programmable logic controllers, safety equipment, pressure/flow, problem solving, and […]

CSO Presentation at Monday, February 18, Board of Education Meeting

Thank you to Adrianne Cole, Director of STEM at Saginaw Valley State University, MPS Chief Science Officer Advisors Jennifer Lenon, Thomas McNamara, Michael Servinski and Christine Brillhart and Midland Public Schools student Chief Science Officers (CSO) who presented information about the goals of the CSO program, local & worldwide impact, opportunities for students, and thank […]

CGUHS students want to bring science, business and schools together for fair

CASA GRANDE — Merlin D’souza, 15, and Chloe Buchanan, 16, love science. On March 2, they plan to share their enthusiasm for science with the community while bringing together students, businesses and learning institutions for a daylong science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics fair in Peart Park. “The STEAM fair is a full-circle event,” Buchanan […]