https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJgx3GcMPwY Congressman Gerry Connolly at the K-12 STEM Symposium. Connolly spoke about his daughter's involvement at Nysmith and in STEM learning. Gerry Connolly also emphasizes that the United States needs to invest in education, research and development, and infrastructure. Sign up by going to www.stemsymposium.com.
Jonathan Moneymaker, Altamira Technologies Corp. Altamira Technologies Corp. will be one of the key sponsors for the fourth annual K-12 STEM Symposium, held 9 a.m.-3 p.m., March 25 at the Nysmith School in Herndon, Virginia. The event represents the largest K-12 STEM Symposium in Northern Virginia and brings together students, parents and teachers with
STEM NEWS: Q&A with Danielle Blunt Craddock Founder and Director of Girls Inspired & Ready to Lead, Inc.
Danielle Blunt Craddock, Founder/Director Girls Inspired & Ready to Lead, Inc. Danielle Craddock is the founder and director of Girls Inspired & Ready to Lead, Inc. (GIRL), a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering and preparing today's girls for tomorrow through promoting academic achievement, career preparation, leadership development, community service, and a positive self-image. Since 2010, GIRL
George Wolfe, director of Loudoun Academy of Science George Wolfe's teaching career began serendipitously in Africa, after his tour in the Peace Corps took him to Zaire. It was during those years of training and service he found his passion for science teaching. After Zaire, Wolfe continued teaching in western New York, became an
Dori Roberts, Engineering for Kids After being a high school engineering teacher for 11 years and noticing a void in quality STEM education, Dori Roberts, a mom of two, started an-after school STEM club that participated in competitions. Engineering for Kids was first operated out of Roberts' home, and after beginning to franchise, her club
Jessica Sun, Virginia Tech junior and CEO of KAST Jessica Sun, a junior at Virginia Tech, studies computer science with a minor in math. She serves as CEO of Kids Are Scientists Too, with 2016 marking her fifth year of involvement. KAST is a national nonprofit that provides free, interactive science lessons to underresourced elementary and
The George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering will host an Engineering Youth Conference Feb. 19 to encourage middle and high school students and their parents to dream big and find their own inner engineer. "The event is part of our school’s activities to promote National Engineer’s Week," GMU’s Director of STEM Outreach Kammy Sanghera said.
Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot national commissioner, AFA The Air Force Association announced Jan. 23 Leidos Inc. will be continuing its support of AFA's CyberPatriot program as a Cyber Silver sponsor for the eighth consecutive year. "We at Leidos are very proud of our founding sponsorship of the critically important STEM event and pleased [to] continue that
2015 K-12 STEM Symposium U.S. News and World Report released its rankings of the Top 25 STEM jobs for 2017. According to the report, the field offers low unemployment rates and increased demand. The top 10 jobs are: Statistician Computer systems analyst Software developer Mathematician Financial advisor Actuary IT manager Psychologist Web developer Operations
2016 STEM Symposium panelists Tina Harrington and Eric Schierling, with moderator Ed Swallow. The Thomas Jefferson School of Science and Technology is seeking businesses in the metro Washington, D.C., area looking to hire high school-aged interns for the summer to participate in its annual Internship Fair on Jan. 18, 2017. Participation in the