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A global digital STEM magazine by and for teens.

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Long Island Scholars supports students through individualized educational consulting (by application) as well as through special programs: 

  • Project Beacon, a peer mentoring program (launching January 2021)

  • Scienceholic, a digital STEM magazine by and for teens

  • TED-Ed Club, where students develop and deliver TED Talks on topics of their choosing (course launch: January 2021; inaugural TED-Ed Club Conference: July 2021)

Long Island Scholars has applied to become a certifying organization for the President's Volunteer Service Award towards recognizing the contributions of our volunteers.

Contact us to find out how you can get involved (as participant and/or as organizational volunteer).

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Project Beacon

A peer mentoring program launching January 2021.

ABOUT US

LONG ISLAND SCHOLARS is a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit in Glen Cove, NY, dedicated to leveling the college and career access playing fields for motivated, under-resourced public high school students on Long Island. LONG ISLAND SCHOLARS is a member of the Glen Cove, NY Chamber of Commerce.

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Dr. Shawn Marie Garrett

Associate Member, Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA)

20 years' service on teaching faculties at Yale University (Theater, English); Barnard College, Columbia University (Theater) ; Stony Brook University (Writing and Rhetoric); and in private secondary education.

D.F.A., M.F.A. with Honors, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, Yale School of Drama

B.A. cum laude with Honors in English,

Duke University

Mother of Samuel, age 15, grade 10, Glen Cove High School

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