Communities of Practice
Too many teachers work in silos. SLL offers opportunities for you to meet and interact with your colleagues. We offer informal gatherings, as well as structured events around a specific subject, grade level, lesson plan, or equipment item.
Contact us to request a new event to meet your specific needs.
General Community Resources
You are busy! We want to make your life a little easier, so we compiled a listing of STEM education resources. Everything from field trips, to professional development opportunities, to small grants for your classroom.
Contact us to share an opportunity that we may have missed.
COVID-19 Resource Guide
Extracurricular Student Activities
STEM Library Lab News
The New Orleans Advocate, 08/09/2019, by Celeste Turner, photo by Chris Granger - Much the same way that a card-carrying member can walk into a public library and come out with a book, teachers can walk into the STEM Library Lab in Gentilly and borrow everything from...read more
St. Charles Magazine, 01/31/2020, by Lindsay Mack, Photos by Cheryl Gerber While working as a science teacher in New Orleans, Todd Wackerman faced a common dilemma: lab materials are often outside the school’s budget. To help other educators facing a similar issue,...read more
Biz New Orleans, 03/01/2019, by Ashley McLellan - Careers in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) have been lauded for years as the path to the best jobs with the best pay, but when New Orleans math and science teacher Todd Wackerman tried to...read more