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Aviation STEM is part of the Bailey Military Institute curriculum which was founded on may 10, 2001 and became a 501(c)(3), on March 3, 2011. The mission of BMI is to foster a dynamic education environment that encourages success and spiritual growth through innovative initiatives and leadership concepts within a diverse society. Our program instruction begins at sixth grade and goes through 12th grade using the Military Orders of World Wars High School Preparatory Curriculum. BMI’s Leadership Development 1,2 and 3 and STEM 1 for Middle School Students. And BMI Academic Enrichment Leadership Development 4, 5 and 6 and STEM 2 for High School Students. Since our inception we have taught over 750 students in our Special Purposes courses at our 2626 South Loop Campus and our joint enrollment with La Marque Independent School District. Many of our former students have either gone to the military, attended Trade School or colleges and universities.
The Aviation STEM Program is a year-long multi-pronged STEM engagement program that seeks to emphasize the education, aeronautic and exploration research thrust areas by exposing students to STEM and STEM education and career pathways with the Aviation STEM Project. Aviation STEM is committed to expanding the pool of human capital needed to meet the nation's needs for a highly skilled technical workforce. Aviation STEM concurrently supports future needs for maintaining a broad-based, competitive aerospace research cadre. Aviation STEM is an established 21st century learning module that enhances the intellectual flexibility of emerging STEM learners.
The BMI Aviation STEM curriculum is committed to helping “kids reach and discover their talents while plotting a strategy for success regardless to their circumstances.” For more than a decade now, Bailey Military Institute has fulfilled this vision by serving as a distinctive academic resource to a growing local and statewide community of learning.