MAP Partners in Education with Virginia Beach Public Schools
This July, MAP Environmental will engage a student from Ocean Lakes Math & Science Academy to work with us as part of her Senior Project Mentorship. Academy seniors are required to complete a capstone experience in the fields of math, science, or technology which integrates topics they have learned in the previous years and incorporates a research project or mentorship with a practicing scientist, mathematician, or like professional. (http://www.oceanlakeshs.vbschools.com/pages/students/academy/)
VBCPS Partners in Education “work with schools to design innovative educational opportunities to meet the unique needs of students and schools” (http://www.vbschools.com/volunteers/partners/) Our student mentee will learn about our services, consulting, marketing, entrepreneurship, current environmental issues, regulations, agencies, and permitting; all while collaborating with us to develop a new customer service application which will enable us to more efficiently and effectively serve clients.
We are thrilled to be a part of this amazing program, and to contribute to the education of a future scientist. More details to follow soon, along with blog posts from our student who will be sharing her experience along the way.