STEM training for Gary Job Corps students by H2O partner the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment to feature H2O’s water education technology enhancements.
The Gary Job Corps is the largest Job Corps center in the United States and houses the largest GED program in the state of Texas. It is situated on 775 acres in San Marcos, Texas, and is the home for up to 1,660 male and female students.
STEM education in water and aquatic science for Gary Job Corps students is the idea behind the first ever STEM Corps classes for Job Core students.
Work is now underway to develop curricula using H2O’s innovative experiential education materials, enhanced by integration of new mobile technology. Class instructors will come from the Gilbert M. Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education.
The Job Corps is the nation’s largest residential education and vocational training program for economically disadvantaged youth.
More information on STEM education for Job Corps students will follow as plans form and classes begin.
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H2O (Headwaters to Ocean) is a cooperative project sponsored by the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University and funding partner, the Ewing Halsell Foundation which supports the project H2O. H2O is an experiential, technology-enhanced education program focused on water, from headwaters to the ocean (http://www.water-texas.org)