Northwest Suburbs of Chicago STEM is excited to offer e² Young Engineers® programs to the Chicago Metropolitan area! e² Young Engineers® programs include after-school classes, summer camps, birthday parties, and more! Young Engineers is a global education company which uses LEGO® building blocks to introduce children theoretical and practical aspects in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
About the Owner:
Hello! My name is Himani and I am a proud owner of the Young Engineers NW suburbs of Chicago. I would like to share a little bit about myself and my passion for STEM education program.
During early school years, I remember my curiosity being at its peak to know how the mechanics worked around me. While theoretical explanation helped understand scientific concepts, lack of practical knowledge/tools didn’t help stick them for very long. I felt high school was a bit late start to get more exposure. I see that this problem still persist today for even my kids as STEM learning hasn’t fully immersed into their day to day school work. I feel that there is a vast gap that needs to be filled. Kids should be learning more real-life STEM at an early age. After all, a young mind is like a sponge when it’s easy to absorb these concepts more naturally and faster. So why should they wait until high school?!
When I discovered a reputed global franchise program of Young Engineers, it struck a chord instantly! This is exactly what I envisioned the 21st century education should be like for our kids. Teaching kids using Spiral and Problem Based Learning are some of the most effective ways to teach fundamentals of STEM. Combining theoretical concepts with the hands on experiments help retain the knowledge for a lifetime. An unmatched program that can better prepare students for high school and college to excel in STEM subjects. It resonates well with my vision as I believe every child should have an opportunity to learn critical fundamentals of STEM so that she/he can have a better chance to succeed in this global economy.
I am a mother of two children and I feel that it helps me understand children’s mindset and making this program more exciting, engaging, and fun. I’m confident that our program will let your child’s mind run free, explore, dissect their inner creativity, and acknowledge their inventive genius through the concepts and principles of STEM. They will find our classes filled with peer support, leadership, and an “out of box” mantra for innovation.
My educational background and work experience are well aligned with my passion for STEM. I have Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Northeastern Illinois University and Leadership MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. I have 15+ years of professional working experience in the field of computer science and business.
If you have any questions about our programs or operations, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or (847) 220-2472.
Thank you for visiting our site. My instructor and I look forward to meeting you and your little future Einstein in one of our classes soon!