What we do
In addition to these events, we sponsor one-time activities, yearly fundraisers, and annual scholarships for AB student volunteers. Below are the highlights.
AB Schools Liaisons: Heather Haines + Jean Oviatt-Rothman
2015 AB PIP STEM End of Year Lunch
2000: Acton receives a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Energy and National Science Foundation to create math + science kits, the beginnings of PIP.
2001 Acton Parent Involvement Project (PIP) becomes an organization.
2002: Massachusetts PIP Award of Appreciation.
2005: Recognition by Massachusetts DOE for community involvement in education.
2005: Acton PIP + Discovery Museum mentor Glenelgh School of Abu Dhabi.
2006: Acton PIP becomes Acton-Boxborough PIP STEM.
2001: AB PIP STEM receives first William L. Ryan Community Service Award.
2011: Karen Herther, chair, receives Massachusetts Unsung Heroine Award.
2015: Janice M Ward, AB PIP STEM webmaster, receives Massachusetts Unsung Heroine Award.
2020: AB PIP STEM goes virtual.
2021: AB PIP STEM celebrates 20th anniversary.