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STEM Fellow’s Classroom Featured on Website

Tim Carey’s classroom and DECA Prep were recently featured on the Thomas B. Fordham website!  Click the following link to read more: Celebrating National Charter Schools Week: DECA Prep is a high-quality learning lab.

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DRSC Article in the Dayton Daily News

Momentum Building in Advanced Learning STEM innovations fueling achievement in the classroom. Five short months ago, Dayton and 20 other communities, committed to the Lumina campaign with the goal of drastically increasing the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials. As “research shows a direct correlation between thriving cities and education beyond high school,” said […]

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DRSC M&S Featured in The Washington Times

Ohio high school uses drone simulations for course By Associated Press Saturday, March 5, 2014 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) – Drone simulations are being used to spark students’ interest in technology careers through a new course at a southwestern Ohio high school. Students in the course at Greenon High School in Springfield simulate the use of […]

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STEM Fellow Wins National Award

Dayton Regional STEM Fellow Ben McCombs from Kettering’s Van Buren Middle School will be recognized at NSTA’s National Conference as a recipient of the 2014 PASCO STEM Educator Award.  This prestigious national award annually recognizes five educators who demonstrate an excellence in innovation in the STEM education arena.  Mr. McCombs has participated in the Dayton […]

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STEM Fellows to Participate in NASA Mission

Heidi Steinbrink and Tom Jenkins were recently selected to fly aboard NASA’s SOFIA in the spring of 2014. NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, will become a flying classroom for teachers during research flights in the next few months. Twelve two-person teams have been selected for SOFIA’s Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, representing educators […]

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DECA Wins Second Annual M&S Competition

Congratulations to Dayton Early College Academy, Northridge, Stebbins, & Thurgood Marshall for your wonderful projects at the Dayton Regional Modeling and Simulation Competition. DECA- Enjoy your well deserved trip to Orlando and good luck at the national competition at I/ITSEC!

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DRSC Article Featured in the Dayton Daily News

STEM Career Fields, Invention Drive Nation’s Economy

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Thank you Pamela Strickler

We would like to thank Mrs. Pamela Strickler from Nine Dot Connections, LLC for her tireless efforts in supporting the Dayton Regional STEM Center.  Over the past two years Pam has served as an indispensable community advocate, introducing and briefing elected officials as well as industry and community members about DRSC efforts.  Her collaboration and […]

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DRSC’s Curriculum Debut Night!

Last Wednesday evening, the Dayton Regional STEM Center held its semi annual curriculum debut night.  The Fellows took the opportunity to share their new STEM units with the other writing teams as well as the public.  Please click the teacher tab to gain access to all of our free STEM curriculum that was created for […]

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AFRL STEM Fellow Supports Science in Tipp City Schools

Recently Dr. Rik Warren paid a visit to Kim’s Hampton’s (An Educator STEM Fellow) second grade classroom to team teach a science lesson.  Another wonderful example of our community reaching out to inspire the Miami Valley’s students.  Thanks to Rik and Kim for all that you do!

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