Today, strong partnerships are critical to developing pathways that inspire youth to succeed in STEM careers. Working alongside Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Symantec is playing a key role as an innovator and thought leader, increasing STEM programming and opportunities in the communities in which we serve.
North Texas Ford Dealers’ funding offers students at KIPP Truth Academy access to essential technology necessary for a successful future
November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - North Texas Ford Dealers have partnered with CBS EcoMedia to provide KIPP Truth Academy students critical educational tools needed to support literacy and math programs and enhance college readiness. This funding will help level the playing field by offering students access to the same caliber learning environment as their Dallas college preparatory peers.
On Saturday, September 13, the Fox Television Stations will debut a new two-hour block of educational programming called Xploration Station. The weekly block, created and produced by Steve Rotfeld Productions, will consist of four half-hour shows based entirely on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Numerous national conversations over the past few years have been concerned with how best to find and prepare talent to provide US industry with skilled and capable workers. A recurring theme in these discussions has been a somewhat generalized call for “partnerships” between industry—representing the “demand side” of the challenge—and educators—representing the “supply side.” However, exactly how such partnerships should work efficiently and remain effective has largely been undefined.
On June 30th, Scripps Networks Interactive hosted some of East Tennessee’s best and brightest school-age girls as part of the Tennessee Code Academy’s 100 Girls of Code program, a series of workshops designed to raise awareness among girls ages 12-18 about careers in computer science. Featured Scripps Networks speakers at the event included Sandy Sexton, VP of Digital Ad Sales and Programming; Sharon Lewis, Director of Digital Engineering; and Sarah Herron, Site Manager for GACTV.com.
July 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently awarded more than $125,000 in education grants through its STEM Innovation Grant program.
Grants up to $5,000 are made to K-12 teachers and schools in or near communities where Freeport-McMoRan operates, and in support of projects that develop, improve or expand innovative instructional programs in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
Some projects to receive funding this year include: