Starbase Atlantis Pittsburgh

The vision of Starbase is to raise the interest and improve the knowledge and skills of at-risk youth in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics which will provide for a highly educated and skilled American workforce that can meet the advanced technological requirements of the Department of Defense. This vision is accomplished by exposing youth to the technological environments and positive role models found on military bases and installations. Starbase provides exemplary instruction using a core curriculum in STEM that meets or exceeds the National Standards.

Program Contact Info
First Name: 
Ken
Last Name: 
Mechling
Title: 
Director
Location: 
Naval Operational Support Center - Pittsburgh 625 E. Pittsburgh/McKeesport Blvd.
North Versailles, PA 15137
United States
Phone: 412-673-0801
Fax: 412-673-1381
Program Details
Year Established: 
2002
Affiliation: 
None
Program Focus: 
General Science
Program Focus: 
Technology
Program Focus: 
Engineering
Program Focus: 
Math
Girls served annually: 
350
Boys served annually: 
350
Does your program focus on serving youth with disabilities?: 
Yes
Is your program led by a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)]?: 
No
Organization Info
Organization Name: 
Starbase Atlantis Pittsburgh
Organization Description: 
The vision of Starbase is to raise the interest and improve the knowledge and skills of at-risk youth in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics which will provide for a highly educated and skilled American workforce that can meet the advanced technological requirements of the Department of Defense. This vision is accomplished by exposing youth to the technological environments and positive role models found on military bases and installations. Starbase provides exemplary instruction using a core curriculum in STEM that meets or exceeds the National Standards.
Organization Contact Info
First Name: 
Ken
Last Name: 
Mechling
Title: 
Director
Location: 
Naval Operational Support Center - Pittsburgh 625 E. Pittsburgh/McKeesport Blvd.
North Versailles, PA 15137
United States
Phone: 412-673-0801
Fax: 412-673-1381
Available Resources/Activities
workshops/classes/training
speakers
professional development
Needed Resources/Activities
workshops/classes/training
volunteers
girls interested in STEM
boys interested in STEM
Collaboration Interests
working with similar organizations
working with K-12 schools
working with informal organizations
working with higher education
providing in-kind support
Populations Served
urban
teachers
rural
elementary
at-risk
Service Delivery Format
online learning
museums
clubs