Elena Stout, Education Specialist
Elena Stout joined the S2tem Centers SC in 2023 as an Education Specialist. Prior to joining the team, Elena served as the Curriculum Lead and Enrichment Teacher for a startup edtech company that provided online classes and support to homeschooled students in PreK-5th grade. She oversaw the development of standard aligned math and literacy resources in addition to designing and teaching virtual science and agriculture literacy classes.
Also serving as a 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for five years, she developed, delivered, and evaluated multiple school enrichment, afterschool, and summer camp programs focusing on science and agriculture literacy.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Illinois State University and a Master of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she continues to pursue a second Master of Science degree in Youth Development from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Working toward a Youth Development program has helped Elena better equip youth with skills and opportunities required for them to effectively transition into adulthood and their future careers.
As an education professional, Elena is driven to support other educators and educational institutions to provide high quality STEM experiences to all students.