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Ecosystem Institute- September 2017

Cohort 3 of the Ecosystem Institute gathered for another session with a focus on cross sector partnerships. OC STEM invited Cohort 2 graduates  back to participate on a facilitated panel to discuss their experiences with partnerships within their district, as well as outside of it. Participating on the panel: Chris Becerra, Administrative Director, Child [...]

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Archive|

Member Spotlight- CSUF College of Education

Dr. Kirtman is the Dean of the College of Education at CSU Fullerton and earned her Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley in Educational Policy and Organizational Research. Dr. Kirtman’s career started as an elementary and middle school teacher prior to joining Cal State Fullerton in 2000.   As a faculty member, she primarily taught math [...]

July 25th, 2017|Categories: Archive|Tags: , |

Ecosystem Institute – Summer Intensive

Cohort 3 completed their Summer Intensive on July 11 - 13! Topics over the 3 days focused on model ecosystems, early learning, and expanded learning. On the first day of the Intensive, teams were asked to reflect on what their ecosystem means to them, and build a physical representation of what their ecosystem looks like "today". [...]

Ecosystem Institute- Cohort 2 Commencement

Cohort 2 Teams Complete 12-month Professional Development Institute On May 8, 2017 over 100 Ecosystem Institute members gathered to celebrate Cohort 2 teams finishing their 12-month professional development institute! Cohort 1 team members returned to help celebrate and welcome our incoming Cohort 3 teams. The night kicked off with a small reception where everyone had the opportunity [...]

June 29th, 2017|Categories: Archive|

Ecosystem Institute- Welcome Cohort 3!

The following school districts are currently participating in Cohort 3 of the learning institute: Anaheim Union High School District Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Saddleback Valley Unified School District Tustin Unified School District Westminster School District The teams' first day was held on May 9, kicked off by a welcome from Gerald Solomon, Executive [...]

June 29th, 2017|Categories: Archive|

Girls Power Tech Day with CISCO

On Thursday, May 4 OC STEM partnered with CISCO to help launch this year's world-wide tech movement: Girls Power Tech Day! Every year, CISCO opens its doors to young women all over the world to inspire and encourage them to pursue a career in information and communication technology. OC STEM was happy to recruit [...]

Member Spotlight- Broadcom Foundation

Paula Golden, President, Broadcom Foundation Paula Golden is President of the Broadcom Foundation, which advances science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) worldwide. Paula initiates innovative programs at universities, non-profits and non-government organizations (NGOs) that create equitable access to STEM education, close the STEM education gap for young women and the underserved, and ensure that [...]

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Archive|Tags: , |

OC STEM receives donation from U.S. Society on Dams

OC STEM recently received a very generous donation from the United States Society on Dams (USSD)! USSD is a world class organization of engineering professionals dedicated to advancing the environmentally sustainable science of planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of dams, levees and associated civil engineering projects. They work to resolve the world's most critical [...]

April 19th, 2017|Categories: Archive|Tags: , , |