To support the development of future engineers with a rigorous curriculum; engaging classroom instruction; a coordinated set of relevant activities; individualized academic and behavioral intervention; and a consistent focus on career readiness through work-based learning, exposure to industry professionals, mentoring and opportunities for internships.
Engineers are the greatest agents for change in our society. They turn research and theory into tangible reality: the machines, tools and systems that define the modern world. An investment in the encouragement and education of tomorrow’s engineers is an investment in a brighter future for us all. The Dr. Charles Drew STEM Academy at the Historic Paul Laurence Dunbar High School of Washington DC is a breeding ground for young engineers, a place where we work together to make the world a better place one child at a time.