How do we accomplish that?

Through innovative out-of-school programs, CPEP provides underrepresented students in Connecticut exposure and opportunities that encourage the pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics while instilling in them the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for success in STEM. Each program is composed of similar elements to ensure success.

Common core aligned

The program curriculum is designed to align with common core standards in math and science in order to help build the knowledge and skills students need so they can be successful in college, career, and life.

21st Century skills

Through a combination of hands-on projects and use of modern technology, students learn how to think critically, creatively, and solve problems in a collaborative setting.

Workforce development

Students are responsible for project management, research and design, manufacturing, and building the interpersonal skills necessary for entering the workforce.