iXplore is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization formed to build science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) literacy and proficiency, to encourage students to pursue STEM degrees, to promote STEM awareness in Maine, and to expand the skilled workforce supporting STEM-dependent business sectors.
Partner with educators, scientists, and engineers in industry and academia to develop inspirational STEM activities for classrooms.
Empower educators with technical training and development workshops needed to implement modern technology, and science & engineering practices in the classroom.
Establish and manage a library of shared science equipment for use in classrooms.
Promote STEM awareness in the community and facilitate STEM career exploration.
IXplore Board of Directors
Deborah Landry, Ph.D., Executive Director, Adjunct Professor of Marine Sciences, University of New England
Karen Shibles, Science Teacher Portland Schools
Markus Frederich, Ph.D. , Professor of Marine Sciences, University of New England
Aaron Landry, Science Teacher Gorham High School
David Puelle, Puelle Design, IXplore Advisor