In this edition of the “STEM School Spotlight,” we hear from Richard Knoeppel, who teaches Architectural Design at Advanced Technologies Academy (A-Tech) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Richard was named 2019 Nevada Teacher of the Year and works on several local and state-level initiatives to advance STEM and CTE in Nevada.
BuildNV is an 80-hour program adhering to NCCER curriculum and is designed to provide training for workers in construction, building maintenance, related trades, and career technical education.
Computer Science, part of the “T” in STEM, is more than just computer programming. It is computational thinking, logical reasoning, critical thinking, and problem solving. These are tools our students need to learn in order for them to be successful in the world they are now living and in the future that is to come as more and more jobs are becoming computerized. Nevada is making great strides in computer science education initiatives. Click “Learn More” for further information and to join our community!