Find out how special needs students can benefit from STEM education. Join us for an eye-opening presentation by Dr. Ellis Crasnow, The Help Group’s Director of STEM³ Academy and STEM Education.

The first school of its kind, The Help Group’s STEM³ Academy (pronounced STEM Cubed Academy) provides a robust Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based curriculum to students with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and other social and learning differences.

6:30- 7:00pm
Light Dinner

7:00 – 8:00pm
Presentation: How those with special needs can thrive—STEM in the 21st Century
What parents of children K-12 need to know to prepare their child for the future

About Dr. Ellis Crasnow

After earning his PhD in philosophy from USC, Dr. Crasnow taught widely at the college level, both in the U.S. and South Africa. He secured his CA teaching credential and joined The Help Group in 2008, teaching math, science and English before becoming Principal of Village Glen High School. In 2012, The Help Group began a pilot program at Village Glen High School, which Dr. Crasnow led. The success of that program and its expansion to include STEM infusion into the middle and elementary schools’ curriculum provided the impetus to start STEM³ Academy. Dr. Crasnow is a frequent speaker at conferences, nationally and internationally, on the importance of STEM education, special education, emerging technologies and neurodiversity in the workplace.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Orange County, CA