STEM

STEM is an acronym for interdisciplinary learning that integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Thetford Academy’s STEM curriculum goes beyond the memorization of facts to provide students with opportunities for critical thinking, problem solving, and collaborative work.

STEM faculty use a hands-on approach, encouraging students to collect, record, and analyze data, and to apply their knowledge to solve real-world problems. Students in STEM courses engage in activities like robotics, water quality monitoring, horticultural design, woodlot management, modeling, statistical analysis, applied mathematics, iOS app development, and more.
 

STEM Faculty

DerekBurkins

Derek Burkins

Science

STEM | Outdoor Education, Science

Jolene Cadwell, Math

Jolene Cadwell

Math

STEM | Mathematics

Marc Chabot, Dean of Academics

Marc Chabot

Dean of Academics and Science

Administration, STEM | Engineering & Technology, Outdoor Education, Science

Rose Dedam, Science

Rose Dedam

Science Teacher and Outdoor Education Coordinator

Experiential, STEM | Outdoor Education, Science

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Dawn Deibler

Math

STEM | Mathematics

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Gary Engler

Science

STEM | Outdoor Education, Science

Nathaniel Gordon

Nathaniel Gordon

Math

STEM | Mathematics

Heinzmann, Karen

Karen Heinzmann

French and Math

Humanities, STEM | Language, Mathematics

Librarian Kate Owen

Kate Owen

Librarian

STEM | Engineering & Technology, Library

Melissa Perry

Melissa Perry

Math

STEM | Mathematics

Christopher Schmidt, Design Technology

Chris Schmidt

Design Technology and Outdoor Education

Arts, Experiential, STEM | Design Technology, Engineering & Technology, Outdoor Education

Luke Teschner, Math

Luke Teschner

Math

STEM | Mathematics, Outdoor Education

Leonard Whitaker, Science

Len Whitaker

Science

STEM | Outdoor Education, Science