boston gt steam academy
Launched in summer 2015, the Boston GT STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Academy is a free 4-week academic acceleration summer program for Boston students who attend partner schools and are entering grades 5, 6, 7, or 8. Attendance is mandatory; families are responsible for transportation.
The 2019 Boston GT STEAM Academy runs from July 1 - July 26, Monday - Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. The program is closed on July 4.
"I liked the teaching fellows and the way they spoke and interacted with the students so warmly and excitedly." - GT STEAM Academy Student
GT STEAM SITE LOCATION
Brooke High School
200 American Legion Highway
Boston, MA 02124
The Boston GT STEAM Academy is led by Ms. Ivelisse Sanchez, a Boston Public Schools alumna. Ms. Ive is a Boston, MA native and has worked in K-12 public education for the past seven years. She was a middle school English as a Second Language teacher in Boston Public Schools before transitioning into recruitment at UP Education Network. There she founded and led the organization’s diversity initiatives, including managing the Diversity and Inclusivity Task Force, overseeing the implementation of the Bridge Mentoring Program for new employees of color, and assisting UP in attracting, recruiting, and hiring a talented and diverse staff. She earned her B.A. in Journalism from Northeastern University and her Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching from Boston University.