Tag Archive: OC STEM

May 20, 2016

OC STEM Ecosystem Institute Congratulated First Cohort

On May 19, the Orange County STEM Initiative (OC STEM) hosted an evening reception at Discovery Cube OC  to both recognize the inaugural cohort of the OC STEM Ecosystem Insitute and welcome its second cohort of nine school district teams. The program is a professional learning institute designed to strengthen Orange County school district leadership through the development of STEM Learning Ecosystems and implementation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education programs over an intensive 12-month time period.

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March 16, 2016

Inspiring Women Receive Free STEM-Related Training through OC STEM Partnership

Through collaboration with multiple local partners, the Orange County STEM Initiative (OC STEM) developed and implemented the Women Advancing Through Technology (WATT) program. The pilot was designed as a five-week AutoCAD class for 20 female residents from Jamboree’s affordable housing communities in Orange County and was created in hopes to begin addressing the shortage of women in STEM fields to a greater degree than many other professions.

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