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.
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… Read more
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… Read more
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… Read more
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… Read more
Greenon boosts STEM offerings for students Superintendent says classes are designed for jobs of the future. Locate Article at: Springfield News-Sun Article By Mark McGregor-Staff Writer STEM education has become such a vital part of secondary education that at least one local school district has introduced it into its core curriculum for some grade… Read more
Announcing the 2013-2014 STEM Fellow season! If you are interested in information regarding the STEM Fellows program for licensed educators please review the impact flyer. If you are interested in applying below is the link for the application. 13-14 STEM Fellow Application Packet Please note that registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.
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!
STEM ed Quality Framework – The purpose of the quality framework is to support on-going communication between and among STEM stakeholders by creating a common framework for conceptualizing, and a common language for communicating about STEM teaching and learning. In this capacity it can support educational leaders in making informed decisions about the allocation of resources,… Read more