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As much as she wants to see more children like TaSaun come through her doors, Ms. Williams‘ greatest hope is that educators recognize the natural fit between science and tech and early education, and that similar doors open nationwide.

“Truly, STEM education should start in preschool. All preschoolers ever ask is why did that happen, what are you doing, what makes that happen, why, why, why. And they’ll keep trying something over and over again; if they find an area that interests them, at that age they love it,” she said.

“It’s our job as educators, business owners and parents to create an environment that helps them capture the data … as well as to have a conversation about what actually happened. Because that’s truly the scientific method.”

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