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About Project AAIMS

 

​​Project AAIMS

(Advancing American Indians in Medical and STEM careers)

The Osage County Interlocal Cooperative (OCIC) in consortium with Anderson, Bowring, Hominy, Osage Hills, Pawhuska, Shidler, Woodland, and Wynona Schools in Osage County and Frontier School in Noble County, the Tribal Education Agency-Osage Nation Education Department (ONED), and the Tribal Education Agency-Otoe-Missouria Education Department (OMED) were awarded a 2015 grant under The Indian Education Demonstration Grants Program. Project AAIMS’ (Advancing American Indians in Medical and STEM careers) Native Youth Community Project promotes college and career readiness of Indian children.

 

Program Staff

Jacque Canady, Project Director

Debra Bennett, STEM and Literacy Coordinator

Clark Pepper, Tribal Education Advocate - Frontier

Becki Pierce- Early Childhood Specialist

Program Partners

Mad Science 

Northern Oklahoma College

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU-CHS)

Oklahoma State University Extension

Osage Nation Communities of Excellence

Osage Nation Education Department

Otoe-Missouria Education Department

Southern Regional Education Board

Tulsa Children's Museum 

Tulsa National Weather Service

Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance

Wondertorium


Upcoming Activities

 

What's The Deal?

What’s the Deal? is a show about finding out how things work. It is designed for 4th-8th grade students to learn more about STEM concepts. What's the Deal? is an OETA-produced digital series hosted by Jessi Crino. What's the Deal? is made possible by the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives (OAEC). Visit WhatsTheDeal.TV for curriculum guides.

    

HIGH SCHOOL STEM SCHOLARSHIP

FOR ASPIRING COMMERCIAL DRONE PILOTS

The goal of the scholarship is to support high school students who are serious about becoming a certified drone pilot by helping them prepare for the FAA's Part 107 test. The Part 107 test covers everything you need to know to fly a drone commercially in the U.S. In case you’re wondering, the minimum age required to be a commercial drone pilot is 16. READ MORE AND APPLY HERE.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WJm6XEFCcoWuFkLb_mLPx1a9k2ahNU1PIAVqxh8e038/edit#

 

 The Eastern Oklahoma Society of Women Engineers has the honor of hosting the regional conference for SWE on January 27, 2018.  This event will not only provide opportunities for hands-on engineering but will also provide information and engagement for students, parents and teachers about the opportunities for young women 6th - 8th grade to pursue careers in engineering!   

SWENext-Design-Lab-Tulsa.pdf

 

Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance

Spring Events

doc06358820171130120636.pdf

 

Teacher Resources

STEM POSSIBILITIES for your CLASSROOM/SCHOOL

ALL PLANS MUST BE APPROVED AND SCHEDULED THROUGH OCIC

Contact Debbie Bennett at 918-885-2667 or dbennett@ocic.k12.ok.us

STEM POSSIBILITIES for your CLASSROOM.docx

 

Future Medical Students Visit OSU-CHS

Pawhuska and Hominy High School students interested in careers in the medical field were given the opportunity to visit Oklahoma State University Center for Health Science. During this visit, students were able to attend labs, use medical simulation equipment, and speak to both current medical students and their professors. 

 

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Student Resources

RESOURCES TO HELP YOU PLAN, PREPARE AND PAY FOR COLLEGE

http://www.ucango2.org/ 

 

Parent Awareness

From Cradle to College

http://www.ucango2.org/Publications.html

Do you qualify for FAFSA? (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

https://fafsa.ed.gov/FAFSA/app/f4cForm?execution=e1s1

Oklahoma's Promise offers qualified Oklahoma students an opportunity to earn a scholarship for college tuition. 

https://www.okhighered.org/okpromise/

Information on starting a career/college plan

https://secure.okcollegestart.org/

Financial Aid Planning and Scholarships

https://secure.okcollegestart.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/_default.aspx

Discover Oklahoma Colleges and Universities

https://www.okhighered.org/state-system/colleges-universities/

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