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Racquel Moultrie STEM Student Voice: Racquel Moultrie

I hope to become a Wildlife and Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon. I plan on majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and/or double majoring in Wildlife Ecology, hopefully, cum laude.

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STEM Student Voice: Nicole Rowe

I knew I was meant to be a physician senior year of high school. We got to wear white lab coats for my AP environmental science lab. As soon as I put one on and looked in a mirror I knew this was what I was meant to do, it was simply a feeling. 

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STEM Student Voice: Jamie Poston

I’m a graduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno pursuing a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering. In particular, I work in the Intelligent Mobility Laboratory and I work on motion planning systems for an autonomous vehicle.

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STEM Student Voice: Autumn Cuellar

My goal when I graduate is to help invent technology that will help people with a disability, like the self-driving cars, and in turn help everybody else. These types of technology can make sure more people can achieve independence. 

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STEM Grant Spotlight: Riverview Elementary School

At Riverview Elementary School in Dayton, teachers are innovating the way they teach using technology provided by OSIT’s K-5 classroom grants.  And they’re seeing results when it comes to student engagement, problem solving, and collaboration skills.

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STEM Grant Spotlight: Peavine Elementary School

When Peavine Elementary in Washoe County set a goal to bring more hands-on, standards-based science lessons into all its classrooms, teachers were excited. 

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STEM Grant Spotlight: Oasis Academy

Oasis Academy in Fallon already had a Lego Robotics program for grades 3-12.  So, when CEO Melissa Mackedon was looking for a way to introduce her youngest learners to robotics, she turned to the Nevada STEM Advisory Council’s list of Recommended STEM Programs and found Kinderlab Robotics.

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State of CS Education in the Nation - 2018 Report K-12 Computer Science Access Report

Nevada is a leading state in the country for computer science education as indicated in the national K-12 Computer Science Access Report presented at the State Policy Forum on September 27, 2018 in Colorado. 

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The Latest in Computer Science

A lot has happened in the world of computer science in Nevada. Thanks to the work of the Department of Education and Computer Science Subcommittee of the STEM Advisory Council, Nevada is recognized as a national leader in computer science.

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Nevada STEM Leaders Academy

In September, OSIT launched the inaugural STEM Leaders Academy.  Eleven schools, both traditional public and charter, from four different school districts were selected to participate. 

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