The Country’s Top STEM Talent Return to Albuquerque for the 60th Annual Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Posted on April 29, 2022

National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) returned for an in-person event for the first time since 2019, and it did not disappoint! Over 220 students from across the country and DoDEA-supported schools in Europe and the Pacific joined us in Albuquerque, N.M. for the 60th annual National JSHS.  See More


AEOP Welcomes New Evaluation Partner: The Education Development Center

Posted on April 26, 2022

We are excited to announce that AEOP has chosen a new evaluation partner, the Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)! As the external evaluator, EDC will work in partnership with AEOP to monitor progress towards our goals, document programs and their outcomes, and inform strategy and program development. See More


Junior Solar Sprint and eCYBERMISSION Inspire a Passion for STEM in this Ohio Community

Posted on March 28, 2022

Across all our AEOP programs, we are consistently amazed by the fantastic work our kids are doing. Throughout our different summer programs, competitions, and apprenticeships, we witness first-hand how AEOP students approach problems and design innovative, creative, and out-of-the-box solutions for issues that affect our world and community. See More


Apprenticeship Spotlight on Kaitlyn Szkerczes

Posted on March 22, 2022

Meet Kaitlyn Szekerczes, a former AEOP undergraduate apprentice from the summer of 2021! Kaitlyn is from Northern Maryland and is currently a fourth-year student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Kaitlyn co-authored a published paper this fall in the Journal of Physics Communication, titled Electromagnetic vortex topologies from sparse circular arrays.  See More


2022 Alumni Award Nominations Now Open: Here’s a Chance to Recognize Amazing AEOP Alumni!

Posted on March 2, 2022

Each year we ask our AEOP community to nominate outstanding alumni that went above and beyond in AEOP. We take this time to recognize the innovative thinkers, creative teachers and mentors, and those dedicated to giving back to their community. See More


Spend the Summer with Unite at One of Our Six New Sites

Posted on February 25, 2022

Unite, AEOP’s  immersive, hands-on summer program, designed to encourage high school students to explore the possibilities of higher education and careers in science, technology, education and mathematics (STEM), will be offered at six new partner institutions from across the country in summer 2022.  See More

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