Where Passion Meets GENIUS & Doubts Disappear!

Embrace the uninitiated child & change the face of technology forever!

About Us

Founder,Toi Massey, ME

Founder & CEO, Antoinette "Toi" Massey

"Learning is achieved when students have access, support and an expectation that they can and will excel. We create comfort zones that allow students to take risks and achieve excellence!" A Detroit native with advanced degrees in engineering and nearly 30 years of Corporate leadership, Toi is passionate and strategic about the innovative programs with which JEKL introduces students to STEAM.

First-Rate Programs

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Whether a beginner, expert, or somewhere in between, we offer a variety of high-quality interactive workshops and programs designed to expand their understanding of the interdependent STEM disciplines and how Art + Design is the thread that helps us achieve our STEM learning goals.  Students are innately creative, futuristic visionaries who are capable of incredible things when given access and support.

Commitment to Excellence

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Our mission is to embrace the unitiated child and change the face of technology forever, to work with parents, school districts, educators and community partners to pursue and achieve excellence both inside and outside the classroom. We encourage critical thinking and emphasize the learning process include collaboration, risk taking and fails, rewarding our geniuses when their best efforts propel them to persevere!

Our Partners & Supporters

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City & County of Denver

  • Mayor's Office of Children's Affairs
  • Denver Public Library
  • Blair Caldwell African American Research Library
  • Denver Public School District
  • My Brothers Keeper, Denver Chapter

Industry & Academia

  • MICROSOFT
  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science
  • American Petroleum Institute
  • Level 3
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Wyoming
  • Denver Public Schools
  • Cherry Creek School District
  • Thornton School District


Non Profits & Community Service Warriors

  • Girl Scouts of Colorado
  • Boys & Girls Club of America
  • Tech For All Denver
  • Asfaw Family Foundation
  • Jack & Jill of America
  • Boettchner Foundation
  • Horizons at Colorado Academy
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • LaNapoule
  • STEM NOLA
  • Families First
  • NAACP
  • Youth With A Future
  • Urban Leadership Foundation
  • Curls On The Block
  • JFStem
  • I'Munique
  • Star Girlz Empowerment
  • Black Child Development Institute
  • Better Than Average
  • MACM
  • Center For African American Health
  • Apprentice of Peace
  • Atlanta Silverbacks
  • Athletics & Beyond
  • Club Z!

International Partners

In 2016 the JEKL Foundation partnered with Hope of Guinea as they launched their STEAM Camp in Guinea, West Africa. JEKL provided HOG with 30 laptops and 30 STEAM IN A BOX! We are a continued supporter and sponsor of  HOG.

Collaborative Partners

  • FabFems
  • Million Women Mentors
  • National Girls Collaborative
  • STEMQwest

HOW CAN WE SERVE YOU?

  • JEKL is available for 
    • Speaking Events
    • Corporate Events
    • Community Events
    • Classroom & Entire School Events

 JEKL will develop and tailor a STEAM event around your organization's needs. 

Genius Workshops, Online Courses & Events

From Backpacks To Briefcase . Genius Workshops . Engineers, Innovators & Entrepreneurs . Think Like A Girl . Video Game Design : CODE LIKE A KING!/CODE LIKE A GIRL! . Project Based Learning with MINECREST . Online STEAM Workshops . 

Mon - Thurs 3.25.2019 - 3.28.2019 Grades 11-12

FROM BACKPACKS TO BRIEFCASE: College Bound & Summer Internship Ready

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$95

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Mon - Thurs 3.25.2019 - 3.28.2019 Grades 11-12

FROM BACKPACKS TO BRIEFCASE: College Bound & Summer Internship Ready

Four intense and interactive professional guidance and mentorship filled days to include but not limited to: 

  • Build a scholarship profile & database to receive tailored scholarship opportunities daily
  • Build an exceptional personal webpage to highlight strengths
  • Author an exceptional personal BIO, ESSAYS & Letters of Request for letters of recommendation
  • Create tools and learn processes for assessing scholarships 
  • Investigate colleges, skilled trades, workforce demands, STEM professions & entrepreneurship
  • Research professions in high demand & required course of study
  •  "Do Something" Scholarships

Apply for an average of 2 scholarships per day.

REGISTER AT https://jekl-bpbc.eventbrite.com

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$95

Mon - Thurs 3.25.2019 thru 3.28.2019 Grades 3-5; Grades 6-8

SPRING BREAK GENIUS WORKSHOPS : MAKER MAGIC

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

FREE WORKSHOP $119 for materials

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Mon - Thurs 3.25.2019 thru 3.28.2019 Grades 3-5; Grades 6-8

SPRING BREAK GENIUS WORKSHOPS : MAKER MAGIC

Genius Workshops are back and even better than ever during Spring Break! We will design and make, redesign and build! A different project daily with a connection to real life application s and STEAM professions and STEM disciplines. Maker Magic may include*:

  • Drones
  • Robotics
  • Emergency Shelter Build
  • Mini Hover Craft
  • Spectrometers
  • Coding Simulator
  • Ancient Math Game
  • Cardboard Challenge
  • Rockets & More

https://jeklmake.eventbrite.com

*JEKL reserves the right to remain flexible with projects

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

FREE WORKSHOP $119 for materials

Saturday 3.23.2019 3.30.2019

SATURDAY SCHOOL

9 am - 12 pm

$45

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Saturday 3.23.2019 3.30.2019

SATURDAY SCHOOL

STANDARDIZED TEST PREP strategies, detailed answer explanations and practice with actual retired exams


  • ACT
  • SAT

REGISTER https://jekl-saturday.eventbrite.com

9 am - 12 pm

$45

TBD

Family Film & Maker Night

7pm - 10pm

$15 material cost per family of 5; $3 per each additional team member

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TBD

Family Film & Maker Night

Join the JEKL Foundation for STEAM Education for an evening viewing of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science Commissioned film, The Voices of STEM, including an interactive family STEM activity with some of the film's STEM professionals.

7pm - 10pm

$15 material cost per family of 5; $3 per each additional team member

TBD APRIL

SCALABLE GAME DESIGN: CODE LIKE A GIRL! CODE LIKE A KING!

+ Event Details

TBD APRIL

SCALABLE GAME DESIGN: CODE LIKE A GIRL! CODE LIKE A KING!


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JEKL Foundation for STEAM Education

Oleta Crain Enrichment Academy 2120 Marion Street, Denver, Colorado 80205, United States

(310) 889-5605

Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday: CLOSED

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