LIGHTING FOR LITERACY

Empowering youth to change the world with simple technology

 

School Partners

Participating Schools with Lighting For Literacy STEM curriculum:

Fisher Middle School

Los Gatos Union School District

Principal: Lisa Fraser

Teachers: Kevin Kinsella & Tanya Boyle

LFL fits really well into STEM.  Global citizenship, sustainability, those are all the things that we have been reinforcing and this one project just encompasses all of them.

--Lisa Fraser

Fisher Middle School Principal

Students at

Fisher Middle School

Solar kits ready for deployment,

each with a photo of students

who assembled the unit

From 2013-2015, Fisher Middle School students assembled 120 units for deployment to provide a brighter future for off-grid communities in Mexico, Ghana, Malawi and Zambia teaching science, sustainability and service above self.

 

Find out more about the challenges of STEM curriculum development.

 

Leigh High School

Campbell Union High School District

 

Principal: Pam Hoult

Teachers: Louie Caces & Gina Bui-Le

Lighting for Literacy's STEM program will be incorporated into Leigh's curriculum beginning in the fall of 2015.  Students will begin assembling circuit boards and full units for global deployment through the Digital Electronics elective course.

Baylor University School of Engineering

Shelter Project

 

Baylor University students integrate Lighting for Literacy into their senior mechanical engineering shelter project.

Baylor University shelter project

incorporating LFL solar lighting

New School Projects in Planning:

Joseph George Middle School

Alum Rock Elementary School District

George Ley Va Middle School

Evergreen School District

Los Gatos High School

New Tech

Participating Schools with student community service projects:

Los Gatos High School

Community Service

 

 

Leigh High School

Rotary Interact

 

 

Westmont High School

Rotary Interact

 

 

Valley Christian High School

Community Service

Windsor High School

Kiwanis Club

 

 

Windsor Middle School

4H Club

 

 

Windsor Christian Academy

4H Club

 

 

Healdsburg Middle School

4H Club

Someone in 6th grade who has an interest in STEM

can have a transformational impact at a global level.

--Doug McNeil

Comments & Questions: LightingForLiteracy@icloud.com