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Our Story

Expanding Horizons

Founded by author and educator Dr. Harold I. Sharlin (1925–2017), RESET is a STEM-focused educational nonprofit that has served the Washington, DC metro area since 1988. Through hands-on science lessons, interactive experiments, and field trips, RESET volunteers teach children in ways that are engaging, relevant, and fun, helping them to make important connections between life and learning.


Our Goals


To improve attitudes, motivation, and literacy in STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) subjects.

To reach greater numbers of students with hand’s-on, inquiry-based STEM programs.

To establish connections between STEM professionals and children, providing them with role models and examples of career pathways.

To improve the way science and math are presented to children in the Washington, DC metro area.

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