You have 30 seconds!

“You have 30 seconds to tell who you are, what you’re passionate about, and why this area of work interests you.” That was the charge given by Jason Archer, Managing Director from Accenture, in one of three mini-workshops at a recent Washington MESA Career Readiness Networking Event.   Washington MESA is a statewide organization housed […]

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Support Computer Science with Code.org

Computer science helps provide the foundation for students to grapple with and succeed in a world that is rapidly changing. With computer science principles helping guide that change, a robust computer science education is more important than ever.   Enter Code.org, a  nonprofit whose goals consist of expanding access to computer science and increasing participation […]

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Help Us Review STEM Pilot Project Grants!

Washington STEM is seeking nominations for reviewers of the STEM Pilot Project Grants. This new grant program provides funding for Washington State school districts to construct or renovate science lab learning spaces to help meet the 2013 Washington State Science Learning Standards and new class of 2019 graduation requirements of three science credits, two of […]

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Code with Princess Leia and Minecraft!

Have you ever thought about participating in the Hour of Code? Students, teachers, and parents are guaranteed to have FUN while learning the building blocks of computer science. WHY: Every time we check a text on our smartphone, play Minecraft or swipe our credit card at a store, we’re engaging with a product of computer science. […]

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Four Ways to Involve Women in STEM

If you want to know about how the STEM field is performing in Washington state, all you have to do is flip through the employment ads or look up at the cranes building new spaces to house tech workers in South Lake Union or sustainable energy windmills in eastern Washington. They’ll be almost 50,000 unfilled […]

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