Opened in 1995, the Magnolia Midlands Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center is a Regional Center for GYSTC, Inc. which is a private, not-for-profit educational organization designed to increase interest in and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for serious study, particularly among elementary and middle school teachers, students and parents in typically underserved areas in the state. Magnolia Midlands GYSTC is located at East Georgia College in Swainsboro, Georgia. The Center provides a variety of professional development programs, STEM kits for K-8 teachers and students, Family STEM Nights, In-Class Field Trips and Summer Camps.
The Georgia Youth Science and Technology Centers, Inc. provides quality programs for teachers of STEM subjects that improve the teaching and learning process at the kindergarten through eighth grade levels. We present programs that change students’ perceptions and inspire an appreciation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics subjects.
GYSTC focuses on four main goals aimed at enhancing teaching and learning in the STEM disciplines: