Education

Fermilab Friends for Science Education

  • Batavia, IL
  • http://fermilabfriends.org

Mission Statement

Fermilab Friends for Science Education supports innovative science educaation programs at Fermilab. Its mission is to:
* enhance the quality of precollege science education in public and private schools. 
* encourage young people to pursue careers in science and engineering. 
* promote a broader public awareness and understanding of science.

Main Programs

  1. Family (Science, STEM) Open House
  2. STEM Career Expo
  3. Fermilab Outdoor Fair
  4. Fermilab Education Office Program Scholarships

ruling year

1983

President

Self-reported

Mrs. Susan Marie Dahl

Keywords

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science, engineering, mathematics, technology educaation, STEM

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EIN

36-3238148

Physical Address

127 N Harrison St

Batavia, IL 60510

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Family (Science, STEM) Open House

A science party for children who bring an adult with them to learn about the world of physics. Events include:
* watch Mr. Freeze's cryogenics show
* explore physics concepts with hands-on activities
* ask a scientist your questions
* tour the linear accelerator or other scientific research area
* take home activities and more!
http://ed.fnal.gov/ffse/openhouse

Category

Science & Technology

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Budget

$8,000.00

Program 2

STEM Career Expo

The annual STEM Career Expo is an opportunity for high school students in the greater Chicagoland area to meet 1-1 with working STEM professionals and compare and contrast fields such as different engineers or science fields.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

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Budget

Program 3

Fermilab Outdoor Fair

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Program 4

Fermilab Education Office Program Scholarships

Not available

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None

Population(s) Served

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FERMILAB FRIENDS FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION, INC.
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Fermilab Friends for Science Education

Leadership

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President

Mrs. Susan Marie Dahl

Governance

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

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Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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