Innovative Thinking Leads to Innovative Actions,

which result in creative solutions that otherwise might not have derived from a preplanned strategy in a binder on your shelf, or a folder in your computer. CSTEM subscribes to the notion that students must learn how to think critically and creatively, just as much as they need to learn math and science.

New Green Academy Program Builds Synergy Among Industry Partners and Schools

Just launched, ETA International’s Green Academy will be a collaborative effort for both schools that are approved to utilize ETA alternative energy certifications and industry partners who offer training or are looking to hire students.“We hear from schools each day who are entering the alternative energy market and including their lo

Legal Implications of Safety in Technology Education

Introduction - Teaching used to be simple. Education consisted of a one-room schoolhouse with a teacher who responded to the educational needs of pupils. Although difficult to manage, students seemed to thrive in this austere setting. Today, education is no longer simple. Students are more sophisticated, life is more complicated, and technology has transformed learning by altering traditional teaching models.

Science And Math Teacher, Scholarships For America's Future, Launched by AFCEA

AFCEA International and The AFCEA Educational Foundation today announced a three-year initiative aimed at addressing the nation's shortfall in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education.


Using Technology to Transform Schools

This is an extraordinary time for all of us in the field of education. One year ago, schools throughout the country were facing an education catastrophe. One estimate said that 600,000 jobs were at risk. Working together, the President and Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act with $100 billion for education.

With that money, we helped avert that catastrophe ... for now. I realize that we're not out of the woods yet—that state and local budgets are still facing significant shortfalls. This fact increases the urgency of our conversation today.

Ohio STEM Learning Network Receives $12 Million Investment

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 7, 2008 -- An unprecedented public-private partnership designed to train and connect more than 100,000 students to jobs in Ohio's 21st century economy today announced a $12 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Arizona fighting for Career Technical Programs

Budget problems in Arizona have caused Governor Jan Brewer to recommend elimination of nearly ALL State Vocational Block Grant Funds and subsequently ALL Federal Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Funds for next school year. Governor’s budget removed all but $57,700 of the $11,492,700 from the Vocational Education Block Grant. If this passes the legislature, the loss will include $11,492,000 state funding, and federal Carl D. Perkins funding of $25.9 million, for a total of $36.9 million. Every state dollar guarantees an additional $2.34 in Carl D. Perkins Federal funding for CTE.

Standards for Technological Literacy

At the NAEP website - - you will find a current draft of the framework available for public review, along with an online feedback survey. We encourage you to download the framework and provide feedback using the online survey. If you know other

Nation, Industry, Back Math, Science Education

In November President Obama unveiled a campaign intended to promote science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)

Dear Mr. President

On October 16, 2009, Jim Brazell was in the Denver airport where he purchased the latest Business Week.The title read "The Lost Generation: The job crisis is hitting young people especially hard--imperiling their future and the economy—by Peter Coy." As he put the magazine on the counter to pay for it, the young male cashier said, "That's the truth." After a brief conversation with him, Jim mentioned career and technical education and the cashier responded, "I wish I had done that." To which Jim replied, “It's not too late

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