We're nearing the end of another week. Here's a roundup of education stories you might have missed: Applications are being accepted for the OCDE STEM Student Showcase, which will highlight hands-on project... Read More
We’ve posted a few stories in recent months about OC Pathways, an initiative that connects educators and industry leaders to equip students for college and career success. But what does OC Pathways look lik... Read More
Game design, robotics, aviation — they’re just a few of the career technical ed courses offered through the Central Orange County Career Technical Education partnership, or CTEp, which is a regional consortium ... Read More
Tustin High was the first campus in Orange County to acquire a 3-D printer. Eight years later, it’s being utilized for a potentially life-changing project. Juniors in the school’s T-Tech Technology and En... Read More
You don’t need an altimeter to know Canyon High’s aviation program is soaring. Since taking off in 2014, the school's popular Aviation I and II courses have been combining the flight lessons you’d find at a... Read More
Here’s a story that’s earning interest. Union Bank has opened an actual working branch on the campus of Loara High School in Anaheim. By all accounts, this represents a highly unique partnership that’s dispe... Read More
It's that time again. Here's a week's worth of local education stories you might have missed. California’s teacher shortage is likely to worsen, according to a new report that calls for “purposeful steps” t... Read More
OC Pathways, an initiative that's bringing together schools, colleges and businesses to create new career paths in targeted industry sectors, just capped its first year — and it was quite a year. Click through to read the latest column from the desk of Dr. Al Mijares, Orange County's superintendent of schools.
Astronaut Leland Melvin, who voyaged to the International Space Station in 2008 and 2009, was the keynote speaker at the inaugural OC Pathways Showcase, held in Hangar 244 at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine. The event, featuring innovative displays from local schools, colleges and businesses, drew about 300 educators and business leaders to celebrate the first year of OC Pathways.
A limited number of seats are still available for an upcoming showcase to celebrate the first year of OC Pathways, an initiative that's paving the way to college and career success and strengthening the 21st-century workforce. Open to educators and industry leaders, the inaugural OC Pathways Showcase on Dec. 2 will feature innovative displays from local schools, colleges and businesses, as well as a keynote address from NASA astronaut Leland Melvin. “Equipping Students for the Global Innovation Economy” is the theme of the event, which will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. inside Hangar 244 at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine. [...]