West Sound STEM Network
West Sound STEM Network is a dynamic collaboration of educators, business leaders, and representatives from local government and the military, working to introduce and link students, teachers and the community to the vast array of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) resources in our region. As with other STEM Networks in Washington, the goal is to enhance student learning in these key academic areas. Our students' ability to understand and apply science, technology, engineering and math principles not only increases their understanding of the world, but also translates to innovation and advancement for local business and industry.
What the West Sound Network is doing:
Working cooperatively to implement STEM learning and strengthen STEM innovations in west Sound classrooms by:
Click here to see What's New with the West Sound STEM Network, read the Executive Summary from our business plan, or to view our Mission & Vision.
WaterWorks Program and STEM Outreach in CEE
Click here to link to the The Bridge, a newsletter from the department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington.
Computer Science Education Grant Awarded to West Sound STEM Network
West Sound STEM Network received a grant to continue their work with the COSTAR (Computer Science Opportunities Across the Region ) initiative. See this article published by OSPI for more information.
Teacher Spotlight: Candace Barich
Monday, January 29, 2018
Candace Barich, 7th Grade Science Teacher at John Sedgwick Middle School in Port Orchard, was profiled in the Kitsap Sun.
Click here for the article!
Check out these great opportunities below. Find event details, and more events, listed on the EVENTS! page...
Email CCE@RTC.EDU with any questions.
Click here to join the Zoom on March 3rd, or right-click and copy link for your calendar.
Financial Aid Navigators Workshop
A workshop for those who want to help students file financial aid applications, April 21st & 22nd,
3:00PM-5:00PM. Check out this flyer for details and a registration link.
BIAW Education Program Scholarship
The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) is offering a scholarship opportunity to state residents who will be applying to any Washington state accredited post-secondary school, who demonstrate a need for additional funding to complete their program in a construction industry-related field of study. Check out this flyer for more information.
Financial Aid Resources
It’s not too late for financial aid! Graduate Strong & Washington College Access Network (WCAN) are teaming up for three virtual events where students and their families can get help filing their FAFSA or WASFA and navigating any obstacles in their financial aid filing process.
These three events will be staffed by Graduate Strong’s Financial Aid Navigators, community volunteers who have been trained to help students & families navigate the financial aid process- you are welcome to join us! All events will be held on Zoom.
Check out this flyer for details and registration links (click on the dates) in January and February.
Senator Maria Cantwell kicks of the December 9th West Sound STEM Network Region Summit: Pathways to the Future.
College & Career Planning Resources
During the current public health crisis, the Washington Student Achievement Council is sending weekly messages with resources and information about college and career planning, financial aid, and more.
Click here to view the March 31 bulletin.
Check out there list of COVID-19 resources for students and parents.
Video above: Students participate in the
2016 STEM Showcase Bridge Challenge