DelawareBio awards 6 prizes to STEM Organizations for 2017!

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 Delaware Bio is proud to support STEM education and workforce development. At the 2017 Inspiring Women in STEM Conference, we awarded six STEM supporting nonprofit organizations scholarships in support of inspiring the next generation of innovation!

If you are looking to GET INVOLVED or support a local STEM organization, check out the below organizations, who are doing AMAZING work in our community!

3 unique Delaware classes

Robert Gibson Sussex Delaware Teacher

Everyone knows that few schools are just reading, writing and arithmetic any more.

But several Delaware high schools have unique programs that aren’t available anywhere else in the state.

Here are a few examples of such one-of-a-kind career pathways – plus an unusual club with multiple benefits.

That does compute

Sussex Central High in Georgetown in 2010 started the state’s only high school information technology program that offers Microsoft certification. It now includes almost 300 students.

Long Neck Elementary math teacher finalist for prestigious award

LONG NECK – An educator in the Indian River School District is in the running for national acclaim.

Christa Ferdig, a fifth-grade mathematics at Long Neck Elementary School, is a finalist for the 2016 Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching.

She is one of four Delaware teachers – two in math and two in science – who are this year’s 2016 PAEMST finalists for Delaware, earning a chance to become a 2016 math or science awardee later this year.

Delaware STEM Educator Symposium and Awards are ON

Join us tonight in celebrating the 2015 recipients of the Delaware STEM Educator Awards! Many braved the snow to take part in the symposium this afternoon, and we learned that snow doesn't stop STEM! Please be safe and cautious as you travel to the Chase Center on the Riverfront. We look forward to seeing you!

Send a tweet to @DelawareSTEM and it will appear on one of the screens at the event! Even if you can't make it, show your support and connect to Delaware STEM through Facebook or Twitter!


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