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Press » 05/22/08 Colfax Record - Tech-Explorer project catapults students' interest in technology » 04/04/08 The Union - Launching students in new direction » 04/01/08 Park Ave.

Placer Union High School District commends Sierra College STEM Collaborative  [ News ]

Sandra Scott, director of grant development and career technical education (CTE) and Carol Pepper-Kittredge, director, Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) for Sierra College, were acknowledged for their many contributions to enhancing...

05/28/05 Sierra College wins $600,000 grant to strengthen K-14 technical education  [ News ]

Part of the project will be piloted at Colfax High School. According to Colfax High School Principal Rick Spears, the school, working with Sierra College, will develop a sequence of courses that are responsive to industry needs and focused on occupational skill sets.

01/16/08 Students build classroom catapults, launching tech careers to fill need  [ News ]

com) developed the hands-on program and has already offered it at Colfax, Iowa Hill and Mammoth high schools. Students said: “I learned how to use a lot of new machines,” “I’d never done a project like this,” and “I...

03/30/09 Sierra College wins $500,000 grant to attract students to technical careers  [ News ]

" At Colfax High School, teachers Jonathan Schwartz (Math/ROP Wood), Christian Kinsey (Metal), Tony Martello (Electronics), and Wade Wolff (Computer Applications) have worked collaboratively to modernize equipment and curriculum as a result of STEM...

01/07/08 Hands-on Classroom Project Awakens Interest in Tech Careers  [ News ]

tags: Projects, Community, High School, Colfax, Tech Ed

  10/02/07 Hands-on Classroom Project Awakens Interest in Tech Careers     Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) pilots high school program ROCKLIN, CA – At Colfax High School...

Sierra College Receives Awards at the Placer County Economic Development Summit  [ News ]

Programs established at High Schools: Lincoln, Placer, Colfax, Nevada Union, Oakmont, Truckee, North Tahoe. Serves on the Golden Sierra Workforce Investment Board. Serves as the education representative on the Placer County Economic Development Board.

02/22/08 In down economy, catapult lifts students’ interest in technical careers  [ News ]

The pilot program has already been offered at Colfax, Iowa Hill, Oakmont and Mammoth high schools. Demand is so high for the new program that Sierra College CACT is seeking additional industry sponsors so it can be offered in more schools locally.

Press Releases and News  [ News ]

D, a literature review of best practices for instructors produced by the CCCCO Special Populations Collaborative Project 1/11/2016 Sierra College CACT Performance Solutions newsletter 2015 Press Releases and News 12-7-2015 Comstock's - How Do We...

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