New Executive Director named for Sci-Port Discovery Center

New Executive Director named for Sci-Port Discovery Center
Clark will step into her new role as executive director on August 13, 2018/Source: Red River STEM

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Red River STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Inc., has hired an Executive Director for Shreveport's children's science center that will occupy the Sci-Port Discovery Center.

Dianne Clark, has accepted the position.  Clark recently served as the Chief Workforce Development Officer and Mansfield Campus Dean for Northwest Louisiana Technical College, and she also served as Interim Director of the College for two years.

Clark has 29 years of experience in technical education, and will step into her new role with Red River STEM on August 13, 2018.

"I am honored that the members of Red River STEM have selected me to serve as the Executive Director and look forward to the opportunity to re-build this vital educational entity for northwest Louisiana. Our mission is to provide educational opportunities for all age groups through hands-on discovery. With 29 years of experience in hands-on technical skills training, I believe our team can transition very quickly and begin to identify and offer educational programs which serve the mission of the Sci-Port Discovery Center," said Clark.

Red River STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Inc., a new non-profit entity that recently entered into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the City of Shreveport to operate a children's science center in the building known as the Sci-Port Discovery Center.

Red River STEM, Inc. was created through the efforts of The Community Foundation of North Louisiana, as well as a group of community organizations and individuals.

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