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Knox Area Resources for STEM presented by Becky Ashe at the Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy June 26, 2012.

Knox Area Resources for STEM presented by Becky Ashe at the Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy June 26, 2012.

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    • KARST Hub:Knox Area Resources for STEM• Hub Lead: Knox County Schools• Key Partners: – Higher Ed: UTK, Pellissippi State Community College, Walters State Community College, Roane State Community College – STEM Community: ORAU, Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, Innovation Valley, TN SCORE, Great Schools Partnership, TN Geographic Alliance – K-12 Ed: Episcopal School of Knoxville, TN Charter Schools Assoc., Youth Advisory Council, Maryville City, Alcoa City, County schools of: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger, Jefferson, Loudon, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union
    • L&N STEM Academy• Home District: Knox County• Grade Levels: 9-12• Key Partners: UTK, Pellissippi State, Knoxville Chamber• Key Facts: – Opened August 2011 with 131 freshmen and 41 sophomores – Enrollment will be 380 (9-11) for 2012-13 – Standalone Magnet STEM school – Students selected by blind geographic lottery, will be regional starting 2013 – 1:1 iPad technology school
    • Middle Tennessee STEM Innovation HubLead: Metro Nashville Public• Hub Schools• Key Partners: - Adventure Science Center - Alignment Nashville - 5 School Districts - 8 Universities & Colleges - Deloitte Services, LLP - Dyer Observatory - Ford Foundation - Nashville Chamber of Commerce - TN Chamber of Commerce - Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach
    • Stratford STEM Magnet High School• Home District: Metro Nashville Public Schools• Grade Levels: 9-12• Key Partners: • ACE (Architecture, Construction, and Engineering) • Adventure Science Center • Barge, Waggoner, Sumner, and Cannon, Inc. • BioMimetic Therapeutics • Cumberland River Compact • Nashville State Community College • Nissan North America • Universal Robotics • Urban Green Lab • Vanderbilt University Center for Science Outreach
    • Bailey Middle School• Home District: Metro Nashville Public Schools• Grade Levels: 5-8• Key Partners: • Vanderbilt University Center for Science Outreach • Lipscomb University
    • Hattie Cotton Elementary School• Home District: Metro Nashville Public Schools• Grade Levels: K-4• Key Partners: • Vanderbilt University Center for Science Outreach
    • Southeast Tennessee STEMInnovation Hub• Hub Lead: Public Education Foundation• Key Partners: Chattanooga State, UT at Chattanooga, Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, TVA, Volkswagen, UNUM, First Tennessee Bank, Wacker Chemie, WTCI PBS• Current Programs and Events: – Regional STEM Council and Advisory Committees – STEM Teaching Fellows Program – Superintendent STEM Summit – August 1 – Regional Higher Education STEM Roundtable – July 30 – Informal Ed STEM Workshop – October
    • “STEM School”• Home District: Hamilton County Dept. of Education• Grade Levels: 9-12• Key Partners: Chattanooga State, TVA, UNUM, Wacker• Key Facts: – 75 freshman selected through lottery for Year One – Principal Dr. Tony Donen – STEAM2 curriculum – Flipped classroom model – Weekly assessment to modify individualized instruction
    • ETSU Northeast Tennessee STEM InnovationHub Hub Lead: East Tennessee State University Key Partners: • Eastman Elizabethton Hawkins • Domtar Greeneville City Greene Kingsport Bristol • Wellmont Health Systems City Higher • Nuclear Fuels Johnson Education Sullivan • Aero Jet Business ETS U Platform School • ALO Industries Carter STEM Hub Johnson City • LMR Plastics Unicoi K-12 Hamblen • Mt. State Health Alliance Hancock • Niswonger Foundation Washington • 15 School Districts Cocke Other S tate • 3 Institutions of Higher Ed STEM Hubs TS IN
    • Innovation Academy of NortheastTennessee• Home Districts: Kingsport City Schools and Sullivan County Schools• Grade Levels: 6-7 with one grade level added each subsequent year (6-12)• Key Partners: Eastman Chemical, Domtar Paper, Wellmont Health Systems• Key Facts: – Begins with 160 students, will grow to approximately 550 students – 520 students applied for 160 slots first year, students chosen by lottery – Co-governance: Kingsport City Schools, Sullivan County Schools – Located in a former elementary school building, which is being modified to add labs, technology, and collaborative workspaces in each classroom – Each student will receive a school-owned iPad – Students will travel to base schools for related arts in the afternoon
    • Upper Cumberland Rural STEMInitiative• Hub Lead: Tennessee Tech Oakley STEM Center• Key Partners: Averitt Express, Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Highlands Initiative• Mission: Transforming STEM Career Paths for Rural Elementary Schools• Eight outcomes connecting 21 rural STEM Focus Schools over 5600 square miles with place-based STEM integrated learning modules and local community support
    • Prescott South Elementary and MiddleSchools• Home District: Putnam County• Grade Levels: preK-8• Key Partners: UCRSI Hub, WCTE, NSTA, ORAU, TN- SCORE, USDA• Key Facts: – 1200 preK-8 students – 56% economically disadvantaged – 21% disabilities – 52 teachers, 2 principals – 1 STEM Coach