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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

 

STEM Grant Personnel

 

Ryan Pedersen

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

 

Ryan serves as Director for the STEM grant and main grant contact with the Department of Education. He has leadership responsibility for all grant related initiatives.

 

Contact Ryan for management related matters.

 

DR. Nicole Trager

MESA Director and STEM Scholarship Coordinator (925) 473-7685
Email: ntrager@losmedanos.edu

 

The MESA Director oversees planning and implementation of the MESA Program as they pertain to STEM and state sponsorship. Nicole also oversees all NSF S-STEM Scholars Program related matters, including the tracking and implementation of program requirements and activities, organization of the STEM mentoring program, and recruitment of new scholars.

 

Contact Nicole for all S-STEM scholarship related matters.

 

Contact MESA for enrollment or MESA partnership related matters.

 

 

alicia bracy-cruz

Initiatives Connector, (925) 473-7679

Email: abracycruz@losmedanos.edu


The STEM Initiatives Connector is 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. The Connector position links LMC initiatives with the external community, with special connections to local high schools and industry partners in the East County.

 

Call the number above to find out about STEM involvement and programs that include the community at-large.

 

melissa pon

Counselor, (925) 473-7464
Email: mpon@losmedanos.edu

 

Melissa is the STEM Counselor responsible for meeting with STEM/MESA students regarding their educational and transfer planning, career direction and transfer applications.

 

Contact Melissa for STEM/MESA counseling matters.

 

 

STEM Office

 

abbey duldulao

(925) 473-7684
Email: aduldulao@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.

 

 

 

STEM Dean

 

Dr. A'kilah Moore

Dean of Math & Sciences

Office of Instruction: (925) 473-7404
Email: amoore@losmedanos.edu