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Audra Peck

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

AssiST’EM Educational Consulting

We’re dedicated to the success of every child!

Since 2012, AssiST’EM has been focused on the education of the whole child. AssiST’EM was originally created to provide academic consulting services for students to help them achieve their full potential. Using STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) principles as a platform to engage students, we utilize both proven and innovative techniques and programs to inspire and instruct your child to help them achieve their greatest potential.

The leadership team at AssiST’EM brings over 55 years of education experience, at all levels, to assist with the growth and success of your child. Additionally, the team has been awarded some of the highest state, national and international awards and recognitions in the world for both innovative education programs and the proven results of student success.

AssiST’EM Educational Consulting Services

AssiST’EM Educational Consulting provides world-class consulting for:

  • Schools and School Districts
  • Companies
  • Non-profits
  • Government Agencies
  • Countries and Embassies

If you are looking to innovate or invigorate your STEM resources in your community, AssiST’EM can help. With a proven track record, years of experience, and numerous awards, our team will energize your STEM event and help you design the perfect outreach program.

Do your teachers need assistance with teaching virtually? We can help! Our leadership team has created some of the most powerful online VR/AR classrooms and educational teaching platforms in the world. Allow us to give your teachers the virtual tools to be successful in this new learning environment during the COVID pandemic.

College Prep Services

At AssiST’EM Educational Consulting, we use STEM education for college prep to provide the skills that are needed to succeed beyond just the test. In ten years, 50% of all careers will rely on STEM skills. To that end, we use STEM education to teach students 21st Century Essential Skills such as teamwork, collaboration, cross-cultural competency, and data discernment to prepare for college prep and workforce development. We support your child’s success through Academic Consulting, Individually Developed Strategic Success Plans, Special Certificate STEM/STEAM Programs and Competitions, STEM Project-Based Learning, Test Preparation, Essay Writing Support, Video Interview Preparation, College Admissions Consulting, Mentorship, Internship Resources, and Career Consulting.

Whether your child wants to attend an IVY LEAGUE university, prepare for the next educational level or technical trade; bolster their college entrance resume’ with innovative STEM education programs, or gain an advantage over their competition, we are the team that can help prepare your child for success.

Let us ASSIST your child to succeed in secondary school and prepare them for university studies, ultimately leading to success in the STEM Career Pathway!

Tutoring Services

Is your child falling behind due to the new virtual learning environment? Do you, as a working parent, find it difficult to balance your career and teaching your child? Do you want to teach your child, but aren’t sure where to begin?

AssiST’EM can help you! Whether your child needs help in a specific subject area or assistance with organization and time management, AssiST’EM is there for you. We bring accredited teachers, who are tops in their subject areas, to your home, virtually, to work with your child. Let us help you, help your child to become successful.

Sessions in which Audra Peck attends

Thursday 4 February, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
8:15 AM
8:15 AM CST - 9:15 AM CST | 1 hour

Dr. Kjell N. Lindgren was selected by NASA in 2009. He spent most of his childhood abroad and returned to the U.S. to complete his education and earn a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Colorado. He is board certified in emergency and aerospace medicine. After serving as the Deputy Crew Surgeon for STS-130 and Expedition 24, he was selected as an astronaut in June 2009 as one of 14 members of the 20th NASA astronaut class. Dr. Lindgren flew on Expedition 44/45 and logged 141 days i...

9:30 AM
9:30 AM CST - 10:15 AM CST | 45 minutes
Networking Lounges and Tours

Our sister planet Venus could serve as a model for many exoplanets soon to be discovered in the upcoming era of new space telescopes, such as James Webb and others. Venus may have been far more Earth-like than its present climate state, which is inhospitable and more like that inside a pressure-cooker oven with surface temperatures of 450 C (842 F) and pressures equivalent to 1,000 meters (0.62 miles) under the sea. How did Venus evolve from a past "habitable" state to its present one, and ho...

10:30 AM
10:30 AM CST - 11:30 AM CST | 1 hour
Networking Lounges and Tours

A live, narrated tour of the Stennis Space Center and Marshall Space Flight Center with some incredible experts at these amazing facilities. Q&A session to follow.Karma Snyder:Karma graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Aerospace Engineering also from Auburn University. After her undergrad degree she went to work for Pratt & Whitney on the ...

11:30 AM
11:30 AM CST - 12:30 PM CST | 1 hour

The newest Mars rover is landing in just a few weeks! Find out the latest, innovative technology that has gone into this rover to explore the red planet.Clara O’Farrell Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, O'Farrell moved to the US on her 19th birthday to start college. After studying Aerospace Engineering at Princeton, she completed a Ph.D. at Caltech where her research was focused on the fluid dynamics of jellyfish swimm...

2:30 PM
2:30 PM CST - 3:15 PM CST | 45 minutes
Networking Lounges and Tours

Join Space Center Houston's expert staff, Steve Swanner and others as they guide you through our Independence Plaza Exhibit. You will explore the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft and the Space X Falcon 9 exhibit.

Friday 5 February, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM CST - 9:00 AM CST | 1 hour

How did we get here from the Big Bang? Astronomers, geologists, and biologists all look back in time to work out the picture. I will show the history of the universe from the Big Bang to now, and how we found out. I will show the basic forces leading to complexity, from hurricanes to life. And how far can we go? That depends on our ingenuity, and on what Nature gives us to work with. Let’s get on with it!John C. MatherDr. Mather is the Senior Proje...

9:15 AM
9:15 AM CST - 10:45 AM CST | 1 hour 30 minutes
Networking Lounges and Tours

Get to go where very few people get to go...The Floor of the Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center. Talk to experts about Orion! Joshua Santora, Public Affairs Specialist, Launch Commentator, and past SEEC presenter, will provide a LIVE tour through portions of the VAB, where he and two subject matter experts will provide an upd...

11:00 AM
11:00 AM CST - 12:00 PM CST | 1 hour
Networking Lounges and Tours

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of amazing places at JPL and get an unprecedented view from the floor of the JPL clean room!Please click feedback on the side of the page to fill out the survey or by clicking this link.

12:45 PM
12:45 PM CST - 1:45 PM CST | 1 hour

Do you want to find out about the latest NASA innovation for human exploration? Then this is the panel for you. Learn about the upcoming Artemis Mission and all of the innovation being developed to explore the Moon and keep our astronauts safe.Dr. Kathleen Boggs serves as the Capability Integration Strategy Lead in Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate at NASA. She leads strategic planning for development and demonstrat...

6:00 PM
6:00 PM CST - 10:00 PM CST | 4 hours
Community EngagementSEEC Virtual Banquet

A highlight of SEEC is the Friday evening banquet, and this year will be no exception. The evening will kick off with a heartfelt welcome and thank you to all organizers, presenters, and participants. This will be followed by the announcement of the Cherri Brinley Outstanding Educator Award. The evening’s celebrations will continue in special Virtual Lounges where guests can mingle, chat and try their hand at our offerings. Be sure to pop in and out of any lounges to enjoy all the amazing act...

Saturday 6 February, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
7:00 AM
7:00 AM CST - 11:55 PM CST | 16 hours 55 minutes
Networking Lounges and Tours

ATTENDEES MUST ENTER PASSWORD TO VIEW TOURS:   SEEC2021!Join our virtual tours of Space Center Houston as well as other partner tours.SEEC 2021 Sp...

12:15 PM
12:15 PM CST - 1:15 PM CST | 1 hour
Grades K-12

Join us for a special panel on the research being conducted on the International Space Station. The event will be led by Dr. Liz Warren, Ph.D., Senior Program Director, ISS National Laboratory. Lucie LowDr. Lucie Low is a Scientific Program Manager for the NIH Tissue Chips (also known as ‘organs-on-chips’) program at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She is also the NIH-NASA Liaison Point of Contac...

3:15 PM
3:15 PM CST - 4:15 PM CST | 1 hour

Persevering with innovation is a consistent theme in science fiction and in real life. Join us as author Andy Weir, astronaut Cady Colman, and IntelChief Data Scientist Melvin Greer, discuss ScienceFiction, ScienceFuture, and ScienceNow through the lens of space exploration and Andy’s new book Project Hail Mary.Andy Weir built a two-decade career as a software engineer until the success of his first published novel, The Martian, allowe...