Carson City Middle Schools Receive Grants for Hands-on STEM Programs
Students and teachers at the two middle schools in Carson City (Carson Middle and Eagle Valley Middle Schools) now have access to a program that will give students a boost in their education and future careers through enhanced Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, STEM.. The opportunity was made possible with the help of Tesla’s K-12 Education Investment Fund, the Nevada Department of Education and Project Lead The Way (PLTW).
PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides hands-on computer science, engineering and biomedical science programs in the classroom.
Carson and Eagle Valley Middle School students will also be introduced to Automation and Robotics which will open many doors through high school, college and future employment.
“Our world is rapidly evolving, and that has serious implications for our students,” said PLTW President and Chief Executive Officer Vince Bertram. “We are proud to partner with the Carson City School District to empower students with knowledge and skills that will help them no matter what career path they choose.