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Alamo Worsksource

Alamo WorkSource

Established in 1996 Alamo WorkSource (AWS), a 501(c)(3), serves as the leadership and governing body for the regional workforce system, a network of education and service providers that brings employers and people together. Such educational services are also assisted in writing difficult study materials, if you don't have the opportunity to go to the library, or use the Internet to conduct a comprehensive study, you can always order an essay. AWS is responsible for planning and oversight of workforce development activities in the Alamo area, which consists of the City of San Antonio and the counties of Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina and Wilson. AWS serves as the designated grant recipient and administrative entity for all federal and state workforce program funds allocated to the Alamo area. AWS is part of Texas Workforce Solutions, a statewide network of local workforce development boards and the Texas Workforce Commission.

NCTL

Boston Museum of Science
National Center for Technological Literacy

For more than 100 years, the Museum of Science has demonstrated a strong commitment to making science and mathematics accessible and relevant to the public. The Museum has remained on the cutting edge of science education by developing innovative and interactive exhibits and programs that both entertain and educate.  With the establishment of NCTL, the Museum expanded its efforts throughout the United States while helping to educate our citizens about technology and engineering and the role they play in society. Staff members from the Museum and the NCTL have been instrumental in guiding STEM education in Massachusetts and throughout the country.

IBM

IBM

With a site in Austin, Texas, IBM has approximately 329,000 employees in 75 countries, serving clients in 174, and speaking more than 165 languages. IBM has earned more U.S. Patents than any other company for 12 consecutive years. IBM is aligned around a single, focused business model: innovation.

National Instruments

National Instruments

National Instruments (NI) is a technology pioneer and industry leader in virtual instrumentation – a revolutionary design and development approach that has changed the way engineers and scientists create automated measurement, control and test systems for the past 30 years.  Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NI has more than 3,800 employees and direct operations in nearly 40 countries.  For the past seven years, FORTUNE magazine has named NI one of the 100 best companies to work for in America.
 
NI is committed to enhancing STEM education worldwide by providing educators and students with software and hardware that connect curriculum and concepts with the real world. The integration of LabVIEW in the classroom creates an effective and dynamic learning environment – from LEGO MINDSTORMS in primary schools to LabVIEW in high school science classes and university laboratories.

Skillpoint

Skillpoint Alliance

Established in 1994, Skillpoint Alliance, a 501.3 (b), builds partnerships among industry, education, and the community which lead to college and career success for Central Texans, while meeting employers' needs for a qualified workforce. Skillpoint Alliance creates innovative, industry-driven solutions that leverage existing infrastructure in the K-16 and adult-job training systems.  Nationally recognized in both education and workforce development, Skillpoint builds collaboration and alignment of self-interest among the corporate, education, and public sectors.  Skillpoint’s leadership in seeking to “close the gap” in the expectations for students’ post-high school success among regional K-12 school districts, postsecondary education institutions, and business and industry leaders has resulted in the creation of the  High School Graduate Data Center (HSGDC).  The HSGDC is intended not only to produce better information about post-graduation outcomes for students than is currently available but also to create program and policy to improve students’ preparation for life after high school.

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University of Texas
Cockrell School of Engineering

The University of Texas’ Cockrell School of Engineering currently has 247 professorial faculty, 680 staff, and 1,591 student employees serving more than 7,100 students enrolled in nine undergraduate and 17 graduate programs.  With a focus on hands-on, project based, and design-based learning of STEM, it is the College’s goal to excite, inspire, motivate, and encourage the future generations of engineers, scientists, and mathematicians. 

Edison High School

Thomas Edison High School

Edison High School is an urban campus in San Antonio, Texas. As part of the San Antonio Independent School district which educates over 56,000 students on 92 campuses, Edison is one of 8 high schools in the district. Edison has a population that is 94% Hispanic, 2.8% white and 2.7% African American. 99% of Edison students are economically disadvantaged and 74.4% are at-risk

Taylor ISD

Taylor High School

Taylor High School is a rural campus located approximately 45 minutes northeast of Austin, Texas. As part of the Taylor Independent School District which educates over 3,000 students on 6 campuses, Taylor High school is the only high school in the district. Taylor High School has a population that is 44.5% Hispanic, 15.6% African American and 39% White. 47% of students are economically disadvantaged and 54.6% are at risk.

 


 

 
 
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