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Wednesday - April 25, 2018

“Economic gardening helps establish an entrepreneurial culture within communities and sets itself apart from other economic-development strategies by its target audience, tools and timing of services.”

-- Mark Lange, executive director, Edward Lowe Foundation

STEAM

 

VA STEAM

Under Development

The Virginia Science Technology Engineering and Applied Mathematics (STEAM) Academy is a public, statewide initiative aimed at bringing the best inquiry-driven instruction with a STEAM emphasis to students and teachers across the Commonwealth.

The Academy has three components:

(1) a public, residential (boarding) academy for 9th-12th grade students (approximately 1,000) from across the Commonwealth;

(2) a summer residential academy for highly able middle school students, grades 6-8; and

(3) high-quality professional development for K-12 teachers across the Commonwealth, and digital on-demand classroom instruction for middle and high school students across the Commonwealth.

Target opening date is Fall 2014.

 

For more information:  SmartRegion.org/2011/10/stem-picks-up-steam/