• STEP is an additional academic and enrichment opportunity to accelerate a student’s learning from outside the traditional classroom setting. STEP at Brooklyn Center Elementary STEAM focus on academics, technology, enrichment, and health and wellness. The STEP program offers a variety of alternative learning techniques and experiences to enhance the academic environment.  The main goal of STEP is to give students the tools, techniques, strengths and confidence as a learner to be successful. Students are also able to explore and focus in areas of interest.

    Who qualifies to participate?

    All Brooklyn Center Elementary STEAM students are welcome to register and participate on a first come first serve basis!

    Current Clubs & Activities 

    STEP is running in-person in alignment with the BCE hybrid model. Click here to learn more and register. 

    Rec on the Go! - IN PERSON! In partnership with the City of Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation, STEP and Rec on the Go are offering fun, outdoor recreation activities! You do not need to sign up for individual sessions to participate. Additionally, participants do not need to be pre-registered, so friends, siblings, and cousins are welcome to tag along! Click here to view the Rec on the Go schedule.

    Virtual Tutoring - takes place Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Open to Grades K-5 ONLY. Our tutors cover a range of elementary subjects, with access to Spanish and Hmong-speaking tutors. Click the button to join the Zoom room!  Check out the LEAP Page for Tuesday and Thursday Tutoring.

    STEP Tutoring

    Virtual activities are also offered at this time. Please reach out to DeMyko Jackson at to learn more. 

    STEP Summer 2021

    June 21 - July 29, 2021

    Time: 8am-3pm

    Registration opens on Monday, April 12. Click here to register for summer STEP via Eleyo!

    This initiative is made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) using federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers funding. Neither MDE nor the U.S. Department of Education endorses the program or its services.