What is the purpose of IEEE Santa Clara Valley K-12
This website is used to promote engineers and
specifically IEEE engineers
to volunteer and participate in making our community better educated in
the ways of engineering and encourage them to make engineering as a
How can I help?
There are many ways to volunteer. See K-12
How much time is required?
Generally the time will vary depending upon each
example, the National Engineers Week is one week long, but the
can commit to making a 1 hr demonstration at a local
Or it may a 6 week long affair requiring 2-4 hrs/week to support Lego
What skills are needed?
Generally, a minimal set of engineering skills are
common sense and application of fundamental engineering principles are
required. And of course, the kids like to be entertained, so if
have a magic trick or a special story to tell within 2 minutes they'll
Is it fun?
It's an enjoyment seeing the children excited about your
visit and your
insights. They are always sooo curious.
What if I have some ideas but don't know what to do?
Please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org and he will reply
back to you.
What if I don't have the time but I would like to
donate some cash
or pre-IPO/post-IPO stock?
IEEE Foundation, Incorporated
IEEE Development Office
c/o Santa Clara Valley K-12 Education Fund
445 Hoes Lane
PO Box 1331
Piscataway, NJ 08855-1331
We recommend that contact the IEEE
Foundation which coordinates donation of stock and can answer some
questions. See also FUNDING.
What if I donate items such as computer equipment or
IEEE Foundation can issue a gift-in-kind letter to note
the quantity and type of gift.
Any other questions?
Send email to email@example.com.