Chapter Programs

Hello Parents and PCI Members,

 

We are excited to embarking on a New Year fill will many opportunities for our future Scientists and Engineers. NSBE PCI members are offered many opportunities to stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.  The goal is to encourage students in grades 6–12 to attend college and pursue technical degrees. Our PCI program provides activities to help students discover firsthand how engineering and technology relate to the world around them and discover the excitement of academic excellence, leadership, technical development and teamwork.

 

Objectives of the PCI Program:

  • To help students have a positive attitude toward academic excellence.
  • To stimulate enthusiasm about science, technology, engineering and mathematics
  • To encourage 6–12th graders to pursue degrees in engineering and other technical fields
  • To increase the number of African Americans, attending and graduating from college
  • To encourage and support parental commitment to children’s education
  • To raise cultural awareness among students

 

Registration:

  1. Please fill out this information online as we strive to find ways to continue to improve our registration process. Thank you for helping us build our database. Your responses to this survey will be viewed only by the program coordinators. The are two registration steps:

You can register for the local program by following this link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015-16stlpci

You register for national membership at nsbe.org – under Join NSBE – membership (select NSBE jr.) – select chapter (St. Louis Metro Gateway) ($5.00 online)

Questions marked with a * are mandatory. Type n/a if the information is not available at the time. Note that incomplete registrations may however be rejected.

If you are registering multiple students, you must fill out a separate survey for each student.

Please note that your student(s) registration is NOT complete until all program fees have been paid including any outstanding balances. Payment will be accepted on meeting dates in the form of cash, check or money order only.

Please note that registration closes and final payments are due no later than the November 21, 2015 meeting.

 

  1. Parents are required to volunteer to work a meeting.  Indicate your contact information, the activity, and the month you are available to help on the survey.  Once your volunteer responsibility and time has been confirmed you will receive an email confirming your commitment.
  2. St. Louis Metro Gateway NSBE PCI Guidelines – Outlines membership expectations to ensure a successful experience in the program.  The form needs to reviewed and signed by both PCI members and parents.
  3. PCI Emergency and Consent Form- Addresses what to do in the evident of a medical emergency and privacy.  The form needs to be completed and signed by a legal guardian.
  4. Bring page 3- 4 of the attached forms with you on September 19th at 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
  5. Pay the 2015-2015 annual 80 membership fees, of which $5 is for national dues and $75 for the St. Louis Metro Gateway Chapter dues.  Payment will need to be in the form of cash, PayPal on our website or checks (payable to NSBE St. Louis Metro Gateway Chapter).
  6. All students must have their NSBE notebook for each meeting. He/She should have a Red Binder for 6th-8thBlue Binder for 9th-10th, and a White Binder for 11th-12thgrades. It’s very important that students bring these notebooks to each session as this is the mechanism for keeping up with assignments, notes, etc.   We will take ID photo – no exceptions! If finances are a problem, see one of the advisors! Students should also have a thumb drive.
  7. Polo shirts will be available for purchase for $ 15.00
  8. All high school students should purchase the book – Physics I Workbook For Dummies (For Dummies (Math & Science)). It can be the Kindle version or paper back. Please purchase as soon as possible. Cost $12.00 Kindle or $11.00 (used) paper.
  9. Classes this month:.
  10. NSBE PCI members meet every third Saturday of each month from 10:00 am to 2:30 pmat Florissant Valley Community College. We will meet in the Science- Mathematics Building, Room 203, located directly to the right of the engineering building. Follow the signs and balloons. A map of Florissant Valley Community College is attached with the building circle in red.
  11. Contact Ron Moore (314-229-3713) or Deborah Dilworth (314-922-2366) or at pci@nsbe-stl.orgif you have any questions.

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