Tag Archives: K-12

Catapult Learning to Provide Professional Services for DoD Education Activity’s K-12 Staff

The Department of Defense Education Activity has awarded a potential five-year contract to Catapult Learning for systemwide literacy professional learning services for DoDEA K-12 staff around the world. Catapult Learning said Tuesday 80 of its educators will lead in-person professional learning implementations for 168 schools across 11 countries and implement systemwide professional learning …

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Tory Bruno: Boeing-Lockheed JV Unveils CubeSat Rideshare Launch Initiative

United Launch Alliance has introduced a science, technology, engineering and math education program that aims to encourage university students to launch their miniaturized satellites for free onboard the Boeing–Lockheed Martin joint venture’s future rocket missions. “ULA will offer universities the chance to compete for at least six CubeSat launch slots on …

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Lockheed’s Stephanie Hill Elected Greater Baltimore Committee Board Chairman; Donald Fry Comments

Stephanie Hill, vice president and general manager of ship and aviation systems at Lockheed Martin’s mission systems and training business, has been appointed chairman of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s board of directors. She will succeed David Warnock, co-founder and managing partner of Camden Partners, and will work to advance innovation and …

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5 HS Students Complete Lockheed’s Engineering Internship

Five high school seniors from Arlington, Texas, have become the first batch to complete their engineering internship in aeronautics at Lockheed Martin after seven months of exposure to laboratory and flight operations work. The five students – Austin Smith (Martin High School), Abdallah Shishani (Juan Seguin High School), Benson Phillips and …

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Lou Von Thaer Keynotes K-12 Intro to STEM Event

Lou Von Thaer, president of the national security sector business at Leidos, will be a co-keynote speaker at a company-sponsored symposium on how parents can best engage kids in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Von Thaer, a Wash100 inductee, headlines the WashingtonExec 2015 K-12 STEM Symposium on March 7 with …

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Raytheon to Show Teachers How to Use Next-Gen Science Standards to Promote Engineering; Pamela Erickson Comments

Raytheon Co. and Boston’s WGBH, a public broadcaster, is partnering to help teachers utilize Next Generation Science Standards to promote engineering for K-12 students. The partnership’s Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media intends to “raise engineering design to the same level as science” in the coming school year, Raytheon announced Thursday. For …

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Cisco to Promote STEM Education Using Video Collaboration Tools; Nitin Kawale Comments

Cisco Canada is collaborating with Partners in Research and Sheridan College in a program aimed at helping K-12 students explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math through video conferencing with professionals. Partners in Research’s virtual research on call program offers real-time interactive mentoring and presentations from subject matter experts, …

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Cindy Kane of Harris Wins University Alumna Award

Cindy Kane, corporate relations director at Harris Corp., has been selected the alumna of distinction for 2013 by the University of Florida’s college of journalism and communications. Kane joined five other awardees during a banquet in April at the university, Harris said Thursday. The company said Kane received the recognition …

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