ALCOSAN is committed to continuously providing innovative and creative programming that encourages students, professionals and communities to increase awareness of the wastewater treatment process and sustainability.

National Engineers Week

Every year ALCOSAN celebrates National Engineers Week in February with outreach and programming for students in grades Pre-K – 8. This is a perfect time to recognize engineers and allow students to explore the design process through a designated STEM activity.

For more information about this event, please email soevents@alcosan.org.

Pre-K Explore Day (3 to 6 years old)

We expanded our Pre-K Explore Day program for our youngest learners! Now pre-school kids can join even more interactive sessions that introduce basic science concepts at ALCOSAN. We will be offering workshops to finish out the 2022-2023 school year during the months of February and April this year. Register Now!

Earth Day

Earth Day is on April 22nd every year. Every year, ALCOSAN celebrates with developing a hands-on activity to show how we protect the environment. Check back next year to request our new activity.

Frankie’s Science Days

ALCOSAN’s Frankie’s Science Days, a series of virtual, interactive STEM workshops designed to give students a sneak peek into Summer Science camp. We provide various hands-on activities during each workshop for students who are currently in first through third grade and live in the service area. We will be offering two more workshops this school year during the months of March and May. Register Now!

National Chemistry Week

ALCOSAN will celebrate National Chemistry during the week of October 15-21st in 2023 for students in the service area. Chemistry is an important part of the wastewater treatment process and students will participate in a hands-on activity related to theme. The theme for next year is “The healing Power of Chemistry”. Check back later for more information about requesting activities for this event.

Disability Mentoring Day

Every October ALCOSAN participates in Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) to provide students an insight of hands-on career exploration and mentoring opportunities available through our partnership with Bender Consulting.

Storm Drain Stenciling Program

ALCOSAN’s Storm Drain Stenciling Program is designed to educate people about the potential for storm drain contamination and the pollution of local waterways. Scholastic Outreach provides step-by-step instructions to help participants obtain permission to paint stencils on storm drains. It provides all supplies along with notices to be given to residents. For more information, please email the Scholastic Outreach Department or call 412-734-6293.

 

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