Posted by: In: events 25 Nov 2013 0 comments

Unique partnership between life science industry, health and education leaders launch I Am A Scientist film for California high school students

Sacramento, Calif. (November 19, 2013) – To inspire youth about the benefits of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and elevate career opportunities in the life science industry, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, the Department of Education, The California Endowment, California Biotechnology Foundation and Lybba today released the film I Am A Scientist. The film connects what learning STEM education can do for expanding career paths.

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Posted by: In: events 24 Sep 2013 0 comments

Second Annual STEM Career Awareness DaySTEM Career Awareness Day which was held at Berkeley City College.  The event was hosted in partnership with Bayer Healthcare, the Institute for STEM Education at CSU East Bay, Berkeley City College, Biotech Partners, I-SEEED, and Alliance for Education Solutions.  Representatives from the Offices of Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner and the Office of Senator Loni Hancock’s office spoke of the importance STEM Literacies and Networking.  STEM-based workshops were provided by CSU East Bay Faculty, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the East Bay Teacher Pathway at Chabot College and by many other volunteers from industry and academia.  .  Keynote remarks were provided by the Honorable Barbara Lee.  To view remarks on behalf of Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Industry, and Education representatives, please visit the following link below:  http://web.peralta.edu/blog/2013/04/25/p-span-congresswoman-barbara-lee-introduces-career-awareness-day-at-berkeley-city-college/





Posted by: In: events 29 Jul 2013 0 comments

GIS Project PictureTo further support the GIS project in the Institute for STEM Education, undergraduates in Professor Bergman’s Political Science courses have been engaging in a research project over the last two quarters to uncover STEM learning opportunities afforded to K12 students in local school districts in both Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.  Student researchers are examining how and in what ways STEM opportunities are being made available both in and out of school time settings.