The Ask Academy Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (Stem), Building relationships to create self-directed learners.

Our Partners

All of the work we do each day at The ASK Academy would not be possible without the support and guidance from our many partners. We thank them for their never-ending support; from volunteer time to in-kind donations to funding, our partners make what we do possible.

We Thank Our Partners

Dr. Diana Huffaker, UCLA
Student research consultant, Academy project enhancement

Dr. Chaouki Abdallah, UNM Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
Student research consultant, NSF grant collaborations, Academy project enhancements, curriculum development, site visits

Craig Kief, Configurable Space Microsystems Innovations & Applications Center
Curriculum enhancement, student research consultant, Academy project enhancements, site visits.

Glen Thurow, Premier Data Services, Land Links Division
Surveying equipment provisions, surveying consultation, student research consultants

Jamai Blivin, Innovate-Educate New Mexico
University/Industry networking, student consultants

Dr. Matt Pleil, Southwest Center for Microsystems Education
Academy project enhancement in the MIMES curriculum, site visits, student research consultant, NSF grant/project collaboration

Judith D’Amico, Project Lead the Way
Staff professional development, career pathway curriculum structure provision, national certification program, national public relations, New Mexico Public Education relations

Peter Baston, IDEAS
Academy project enhancement, student research consultant, professional development, industry networking

Dr. Rich Calabro, Central New Mexico Community College
Professional development, student research consultant, vertical curriculum alignment, site visits

Dr. Nadar Vadiee, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI)
Student research consultant, site visits, Academy project enhancements

Russ Fisher-Ives, Inquiry Facilitators, Inc.
Professional development

Tony Trujillo, Holman’s Inc.
Surveying, CAD, GPS, GIS equipment, training, etc.

Dr. Rich Crandall, Stanford University K-12 Lab Institute of Design
Professional development

Dr. Anne Taylor, UNM School Architecture
Student research consultant, project enhancement, professional development, site visits

Manny Juarez, Design Plus
Professional development, student interns, student research consultants

Karen Kinsman, UNM Educational Outreach
Student research consultant, professional development in research skills

Jonathan Wolfe, The Fractal Foundation Inc.
Site visits, Fractal software training, student consultant

New Mexico Optics Association
Grant opportunities

We’re Seeking Partners

You have an opportunity to become part of the innovation and transformation of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education. We are always seeking networking partnerships from STEM industry, STEM universities, and other STEM organizations and individuals who understand the necessity of educational transformation and will support our 21st Century innovative STEM Academy. If you are interested in adding your fingerprints to the efforts of The ASK Academy, please visit the Become a Partner section at the side of this page.