Appendix A: Partners List

as of February 1998
See more current lists with links to resources provided on our Partners pages

Business Resource(s) Provided
Lessons Presentations Tours Job Shadowing Other
3M and KTCA Twin Cities Public Television 101        
Arts and Scraps        
Auto Vision Art Studio      
Beakman & Jax 34        
Big Boy Warehouse        
Bowbeer Orthodontics        
Canadian National Grand Trunk Railroad        
Channel 50: WKBD        
Citizens Commercial Savings Bank      
CNN         Extension Information
Detroit Edison      
Detroit News and Free Press        
Detroit Receiving Hospital        
Earth Watch, Inc.         Extension Information
First of America Bank      
First Independence National Bank      
Ford Motor Company       Science Club Help
Genetech, Inc. Access Excellence Lessons        
GLP Associates        
GM Flint Truck Assembly Plant        
Golfside Shell Service Station      
Humorous Design, Inc.        
Lakeview Manor Home for the Elderly      
Lovin' Spoonful        
Majher Communications      
McAuley Commons        
Media Station, Inc.      
Mervyn's Dept. Store        
Michigan Institute of Aeronautics      
MSX International        
National Public Radio & KIDSNET         Science Friday's Kids Connection
North Oakland Medical Centers        
Northwest Continuing Care Center        
Pediatric Dentistry      
Quill Graphics         Extension Information
RING! OnLine        
Sylvia Ross, DDS        
Sea World-Busch Gardens       Extension Information
Sobbry's Towing      
Sure-Flo Fittings        
Teen Ranch, Inc.        
Terra Quest     Virtual Expeditions    
Untamed Tan        
Video Source    
Yahoo, Inc.         Yahooligans, Extension Information

Community Resource(s) Provided
Lessons Presentations Tours Job Shadowing Other
Community Youth Centers
Community Church of God Opportunity Ctr., Ypsilanti         Tutorial Program, Science Clubs
Peace Neighborhood Center, Ann Arbor         Tutorial Program, Science Club, Summer Camp
The Franciscan Project, Detroit         Tutorial Program, Science Clubs
Education-Related Organizations
Ass'n. for the Promotion and Advancement of Science Ed. 10        
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Org.         CSIRO Double Helix Science Club, Australia
Ecology Center of Ann Arbor 4       Classroom Workshops
Science Learning Network   Virtual Museum Tours     Extension Information
Washtenaw County 4-H Extension 2     Training Programs
Wayne County 4-H Outdoor Education Programs       Tutorial Program—Jeffries
Wildlife Web         Extension Information
Kellogg Foundation        
Museums & Science Centers
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum         Workshops, Camps
Australia's Natl. Science & Tech. Centre         Questacon
Leslie Science Center 1       Summer Camp
McMath-Hulbert Observatory         Discovery Program
Miami Museum of Science         Extension Information
N. Carolina Museum of Life and Science         Science Club Guidelines
San Francisco's Exploratorium   Virtual Exhibits      
Smithsonian Air & Space Museum     Virtual Tour    
Toledo Zoo, Ohio     Virtual Tour    
Univ. of Michigan Museums        
Yankee Air Museum        
Other Nonprofit Organizations
First Presbyterian Church, Pontiac    
National Audubon Society         Extension Information
Natl. Public Radio's Science Friday Kids Connection       Mentoring, Science Chats Extension Information
National Wildlife Federation        
Project Grow      
Solar Cookers International 2        
Service Organizations
Arbor Hospice      
Domestic Violence Project/Safe House        
Humane Society of Huron Valley       Summer Camp
Huron Valley Ambulance      
Huron Valley Child Guidance Clinic        
Ozone House        

Higher Education Resource(s) Provided
Lessons Presentations Tours Job Shadowing Other
Universities & Colleges
Eastern Michigan University      
Michigan State University       Training Programs
Oakland Community College    
Pennsylvania State Univ.         Extension Information
Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks        
University of Colorado         Extension Information
University of Hawaii        
University of Kansas        
University of Massachusetts         Extension Information
University of Michigan 34 18 20 4 Summer Camps
University of Montreal         Extension Information
Univ. of North Carolina         Science Club Guidelines
University of Oklahoma 6      
University of Southampton, UK         Sci-Journal for Kids
University of Utah       Genetics News, Workshops
University of Washington 4        
University of Wisconsin         Career Guidance for Girls
Washtenaw Community College        
Student Organizations
UM Reach Out! Office 15       Coalition support in all areas
UM Alpha Xi Delta sorority         Science Club
UM Circle K service organization         Science Club
UM Eta Kappa Nu honor society         Tutoring
UM National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)         Tutoring
UM Pre-Med Club         Science Club
UM Society of Women Engineers (SWE)         Tutoring
Harvard ExperiMentors Lesson Archive        
Natl. Consortium for Environmental Ed. & Training       Databases

Government Resource(s) Provided
Lessons Presentations Tours Job Shadowing Other
Ann Arbor Fire Department     Wandering Wizard
Ann Arbor Township Fire Depts.        
Australian Com. Sci. & Ind. Research Org.         Science News
Australia's Natl. Science & Tech. Centre Science Projects   Virtual Tours   Teacher Resources
British Columbia Ministry of Ed., Skills & Training         Career/Personal Planning Curriculum
California Energy Commission 11       Science Projects
City of Pontiac Dept. of Utilities Sanitation Div.        
City of Pontiac Fire Dept.      
Congresswoman Lynn Rivers        
Detroit Police Stables        
Eisenhower Natl. Clearinghouse        
Federal Center, Battle Creek    
Gerald E. Eddy Ecology Center       Workshops
Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority         Park Programs
Lake Orion Police Dept.      
Los Alamos Natl. & Jet Propulsion Labs 8       Extension Information
Michigan Historical Museum        
Michigan State Capitol        
NASA 21     Classroom Projects
National Science Foundation         Major Funding
NSF STC for Analysis & Prediction of Storms 6      
NSF STC for Molecular Biotechnology 4        
NSF STC for Ultrafast Optical Science 15 Workshops
National Zoo         Extension Information
Texas Natural Resource Conserv. Com. 16        
U.S. Dept. of Defense    
U.S. Dept. of Education        
U.S. Department of H.U.D.         Neighborhood Networks
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service         Extension Information

K-12 Education Resource(s) Provided
Lessons Presentations Tours Job Shadowing Other
Parent Groups
PTA-Pontiac Owen Elementary School         Learning Community volunteers
PTO-Ann Arbor Pioneer High School      
Ann Arbor Pioneer High School         Tutorial Program
Chelsea High School        
City of Pontiac Schools, Board of Education      
Detroit Columbian Primary         Learning Community Center
Detroit Lessenger Middle   8      
Emerson School         Summer Camp
Pontiac Owen Elementary   6 3 Supplemental Program Partner, Science & Career Clubs
Union Elementary, Montpelier, VT        
Washtenaw Intermediate School District          
Wayne County RESA         Environ. Outdoor Ed. programs
Ypsilanti Chapelle Elementary         Tutorial Program
Ypsilanti George Elementary         Supplemental Program Partner, Science Clubs

1998 Progress Report
I. Executive Summary
II. Introduction
  A. The Problem
  B. The Solution
III. Program Implementation
  A. Organization and Management
  B. Systemic Initiatives to Build School-Centered Learning Communities
  C. Coalition Web Site
  D. Reach Out! Student Organization
  E. Math-Science Tutor/Mentoring Programs
  F. Science Outreach Programs
  G. Coalition Building and Stakeholder Development
IV. Conclusion
Appendix A: Coalition Partners List
Appendix B: Web-Site Home Page

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