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STEM programs helping students succeed at GRPS

Posted at 6:58 AM, Apr 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 09:04:51-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — When you hear the word "greenhouse," you think of plants, but one local teacher took the meaning of a greenhouse to a whole new level.

"Plant the seed. Nuture the curiosity. See children flourish." That’s one of the many sayings the STEM Greenhouse programs at Grand Rapids Public Schools have been based on since 2014.

Dr. Keli Christopher is helping students grow to realize their potential and be set up for success one math and science problem at a time.

The STEM Greenhouse programs run at Dickinson Elementary and Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, plus summer programs, which are also offered to non-GRPS students.

For more information of if you would like to support these programs, log on to their website at