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STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

A pipeline from high school, through LMC, and into four-year colleges and universities

 

contact us

Main Campus Phone: 925.439.2181

Fax: 925.427.1599

 

STEM Department & Program Info

STEM Grant Personnel

 

Ryan Pedersen

Director, (925) 473-7680, rpedersen@losmedanos.edu

Ryan serves as director for the STEM grant and main grant contact with the Department of Education. He has primary leadership responsibility for all grant related initiatives, and also takes a lead position in evaluation and data collection associated with grant projects.

Contact Ryan for management related matters.

 

 

MESA Director

The MESA Director oversees planning and implementation of the MESA Program as they pertain to STEM and state sponsorship.

Contact MESA for enrollment or MESA partnership related matters.

 

Marie Karp

Counselor & Articulation Specialist, (925) 473-7454, mkarp@losmedanos.edu

Marie is the STEM Counselor responsible for meeting with STEM/MESA students regarding their educational and transfer planning, career direction and transfer applications. As the Articulation Specialist, Marie works closely with LMC's Articulation Officer to develop and implement the STEM Articulation Strategic Plan.

Contact Marie for STEM/MESA counseling or articulation matters.

 

ana castro

Initiatives Connector, (925) 473-7679, acastro@losmedanos.edu

Ana is the STEM Initiatives Connector and responsible for developing a comprehensive knowledge of activities and needs that exist at both Los Medanos College (LMC) and the community with regards to STEM education and student success. As the Connector she links LMC initiatives with the external community, with special connections to local high schools and industry partners in the East County.

Contact Ana for STEM involvement and programs that include the community at-large.

 

stem office

Margie Ahola, (925) 473-7684, mahola@losmedanos.edu

The STEM Office staff is responsible for record and bookkeeping, publications, and correspondence within the grant. The office staff assists the STEM and MESA Directors and other staff as needed with the operations and administration of programs and services.

Contact the STEM Office for documentation and paperwork processing matters including project purchasing, travel, and payroll. application

 

 

 

STEM Deans

 

Dr. A'kilah Moore

Dean of Math & Sciences

Office of Instruction- (925) 473-7404

(Biological Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math, MESA, STEM Grant, PTEC, ETEC)