(830) 997-3567 info@systemsgo.org

August 15, 2022–Eighteen secondary teachers in Texas and New Mexico took time to be trained in the teaching methodology used for SystemsGo, the project-based rocketry STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) curriculum.

In-person and remote instruction was conducted by Rebekah Hyatt, Executive Director; George Burns, Assistant Program Director; and Doug Underwood, Regional Coordinator.

“We look forward to supporting these newly-trained teachers as our SystemsGo program gets back on its path to expansion into more classrooms this year and beyond,” Hyatt said. “More school leaders are recognizing our effectiveness in instilling STEM and workplace skills into students with our innovative approach.”

Participating teachers and schools were:

Intro Level

  • Violet Hobbs, Lovington HS, NM
  • Daniel Stailey, Silver City HS, NM
  • Fabian Baeza, Van Horn TEC HS, TX
  • Cole Thornton, Anahuac MS, TX
  • Charles Wilson, Alamo Heights HS, TX

Tsiolkovsky Level (1-lb, 1 mile)

  • Monica Hudson, Goddard HS (Roswell), NM
  • Violet Hobbs, Lovington HS, NM
  • Jarred Hestand, House High School, NM
  • Fabian Baeza, Van Horn TEC HS, TX
  • Adam Cross, American Community School, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Ginger Doherty, Mosquero HS, TX
  • Bryan Harston, Gene A. Buinger CTE Academy, TX
  • John Reilly, Victoria East HS, TX
  • Guoyang Shen, Milby HS, TX
  • Kevin Thomas, Kingwood HS, TX
  • Cole Thornton, Anahuac HS, TX
  • Lindsey Todesco, Marble Falls HS, TX
  • Erik White, American Community School, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Charles Wilson – Alamo Heights HS, TX

Oberth Level (Transonic)

  • Bryand Griessel, Johnson HS, TX
  • Amy Keesecker, Atascocita HS, TX
  • Brian King, North Shore HS, TX
  • Guoyang Shen, Milby HS, TX
  • Charles Wilson, Alamo Heights HS, TX

SystemsGo uses project-based instruction to teach STEM and workplace skills. Students progress from drafting, CAD, and engineering design, to building and launching rockets.

The program is now offered at high schools in four states, with rockets launched from four sites in Texas and New Mexico, plus at White Sands Missile Range.

Information on starting a program or supporting the nonprofit organization is available at www.systemsgo.org, 830-997-3567, info@systemsgo.org.

SystemsGo Training

Eleven teachers spent the week of July 25 in Fredericksburg TX for SystemsGo training.
L-R: Kevin Thomas, Kingwood; Fabian Baeza, Van Horn; Charles Wilson, Alamo Heights; Erik White & Adam Cross, American Community School/Abu Dhabi; Lindsey Todesco, Marble Falls; Cole Thornton, Anahuac; Ginger Doherty, Mosquero NM; Bryan Harston, H-E-B ISD; John Riley, Victoria East; Guoyang Shen, Milby HS, Houston ISD; George Burns, Asst Program Director; Rebekah Hyatt, Executive Director.


Teacher Training

Teachers training for SystemsGo New Mexico in July 2022
L-R: Violet Hobbs, Lovington HS
Monica Hudson, Goddard HS Roswell
Jarred Hestand, House HS