Riverland Science Technology Engineering Prep (R-STEP) Academy
The R-STEP Academy is a free program for teens and young adults between the ages of 16 and 22. During R-STEP, students have the opportunity to prepare for college by taking college-level Math, Writing, and Career/Life Exploration courses. Students will explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) curriculum, applied learning activities, STEM-based project learning, and field trips in the Academy. R-STEP Academy is designed for those students who are ready to handle the rigors of college-level coursework (non-developmental courses).
This eight-week program will increase students’ knowledge and skills through:
College-level courses in Math, English, and College Success (MATH-2021: Fundamentals of Statistics, ENGL-1101: Composition I, and CCLS-1000: First-Year Experience)
Blended learning (Online/In-Class)
Applied research methods, guest speakers, STEM-based activities, field trips
Upon completion, R-STEP participants will earn 8 College credits – FREE!
Students receive guidance and support through dedicated instructors, advisors, counselors, and tutors. Students will also benefit from the educational seminars designed for college success and participate in leadership, volunteer and educational activities and field trips throughout the summer.
Important Dates to Remember
June 14th – August 6th, 2021
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Application Deadline: April 16th - Space is limited!