We would like to introduce and invite your school’s 5th grade classroom teachers to the DoD STARBASE Wisconsin Academy, a free STEM program sponsored by the Wisconsin Air National Guard. Our Mission is to expose our nation’s youth to the technological environments and positive civilian and military role models found on military bases and build mutual loyalty within our communities, by providing 25 hours of exemplary hands-on instruction and activities that meet or exceed the national standards.

Consider joining us in the 2024-2025 school year. Attached is a description of the STEM program. Curriculum Guides and a content schedule are available at our website – Forms | STARBASE Wisconsin.

Wisconsin public school districts, homeschool groups, or independent/private schools within Wisconsin – Please refer to this one-page description about curriculum and the registration/scheduling process to participate in the program. Non MPS Program Description

Next Steps if you are interested:

  1. Interest Form - Please complete and submit this form within the link below:

  2. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) – After submitting this form, the next step is to formalize the partnership. Each of our program partners completes a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). We will contact you with the MOU which is due to the director (Michelle Klos-Gonzalez)  approximately 10 weeks before the school year begins.

Note: Our minimum capacity is 20 students and maximum capacity is 32 students per classroom.

Priority is given to Title One schools.  We also have an opportunity to support additional elementary fifth grades without this designation.

Please contact Michelle Klos-Gonzalez, Michelle.Klos-Gonzalez@widma.gov, or Kenny Jones, Ken.Jones@widma.gov, with your interest and availability. Our contact information is on the attached document and listed below.

If there is any questions or concerns please feel free to reach out at the email or phone numbers listed below. We would be happy to discuss these resources with you.