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Important Information for Teachers About Computer Science Education - August, 2019

The work continues to move forward with Computer Science education in Nevada. Please read these important updates...

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People to Know: Ruby B. Johnson

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” – Marilyn Monroe
Ruby B. Johnson lives by this quote and helps girls in Nevada to see the value in it as well. Ruby’s experiences range from Miss Sierra Leone USA to Mining Engineer to creator of her magazine, STEMher by Ruby B. Johnson Magazine. While she wears many shoes, Ruby advocates for women, and other underrepresented groups, in STEM.

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STEM Teacher of the Year: Teri Mann

Teri Mann was named one of six Nevada STEM Teachers of the Year in 2018. She has been an advocate for STEM at her school, Staton Elementary, and in her community.

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Marlys Pryor Advocating for STEM in Nevada: Marlys Pryor

Guest blogger, Tracey Gaffney, and UNR student, Valeria Ampié, sit down with Maryls Pryor to talk about Women in STEM. Read about Marlys's experiences as an Aeronautical Engineer and about her volunteer work with STEM organizations in the Northern Nevada area. 

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Important Information for Teachers About Computer Science Education - April, 2019

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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DISCOVERY Children’s Museum Brings STEM Learning to the Las Vegas Valley Through Hands On, Interactive Experiences for Families to Enjoy

As the premier children’s museum in Las Vegas since 1984, DISCOVERY Children’s Museum has worked very hard to ensure that it encompasses a welcoming place for all children and families to explore and create. Throughout the museum, guests can delve into three entire floors packed with heart-pumping, brain-boosting, curiosity-satisfying fun, adventure and discovery.

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STEM and Robotics by Leigh Metcalfe, a 2018 STEM Teacher of the Year

Guest blogger and one of the 2018 Nevada STEM Teachers of the Year, Leigh Metcalfe, describes her experiences with FIRST Robotics. 

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STEM Teacher of the Year: Melissa Jones

Melissa Jones is a secondary science teacher who works with junior high and high school students to introduce them to STEM learning experiences, competitions, and hands-on, collaborative learning experiences in Carlin, Nevada.

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STEM Leader Profile- Duana Malone

Today we're getting to know one of Nevada's STEM Champions, Duana Malone, who has some advice for Nevada's students studying STEM today.   

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Celebrating STEM during Black History Month

February is Black History Month and we are taking a look at a few outstanding African American STEM leaders!

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