From the Winter 2014 Issue

Building a Digital Nation through Educational Strategies – A Perspective

Leslie Grove
STEM Bridge Coordinator | National STEM Consortium

The National STEM Consortium (NSC) is a collective of ten community colleges in nine states developed to create and implement five, nationally portable, industry certifications. The certifications include Cyber Technology, Composite Materials, Electric Vehicle Technology, Environmental Technology and Mechatronics. The National STEM Consortium also delivered the STEM Bridge, a two part program established to increase student retention and success. The first part of the STEM Bridge is a STEM Readiness course, delivered alongside the technical curriculum, which covers relevant basic skills, workforce skills, computer skills, and job readiness training. The STEM Readiness curriculum is nationally portable, remedial while technical, and . . .

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