STARS to STEM, Inc.

Actively pursuing donations to renovate the East Lyme High School planetarium!

Living Out the Legacy by Ruby McMahon
ELHS
The Viking Saga

Honoring a legend, Robert Meyer, former science teacher at ELHS, unexpectedly passed away on August 29.
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To donate to STARS TO STEM, go to our direct payment via PayPal or mail check to STARS to STEM, PO Box 616, Niantic, CT 06357

Our Vision

To restore the wonders of space-age education through our modernized planetarium to showcase community and school programs.

Our Mission

To stimulate love and excitement of scientific learning for the youngest to the oldest citizens and to enrich our community as we inspire all to reach for the stars.

Our Goal

We will provide STEM educational experiences to 10,000 citizens in southeastern Connecticut by 2025.

OUR VALUES

We value investment in our children and youth through the diverse educational process that leads to positive growth experiences and success in all aspects of life.


We value promoting excellence in all facets of education and programs.


We value becoming a source of information and a medium for the exchange of ideas.


We value our role as a unique community resource, providing an inspirational immersive environment for research and education.


We value elevating science literacy and motivating individuals to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers that are vital to our national interests.


We value our role as interpreters of leading edge scientific initiatives and engaging participants in the adventure of discovery.


We value enhancement of student comprehension of complex concepts which result in powerful learning experiences.


We value adherence to results-oriented planning leading to long-term financial sustainability and economic viability of our endeavors.


We value community enrichment through interactions in a shared resource for formal and informal science education and fostering collaborations toward common goals.

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