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November 2018 Newsletter

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Building Omaha’s Future Leaders November 2018 Celebrating STEM in Omaha STEM Professional You Should Know! Jim Dennell Jim Dennell is the President of BCDM Architects in Omaha, Nebraska and is a graduate of The University of Nebraska Lincoln’s Architecture of College. BCDM’s mission is “Creating environments that form people”. Since…

October 2018 Newsletter

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Building Omaha’s Future Leaders October 2018 Celebrating STEM In Omaha STEM Professional You Should Know! Christine Cutucache, Ph.D. Christine Cutucache, Ph.D. is the Haddix Community Chair of Science and Associate Professor of Biology at UNO. Even though Dr. C is a Wisconsin native, she received all of her formal training here…

INSIDE the Omaha Public School eNewsletter -September 2018

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Written by Julie Sigmon, Director of Omaha STEM Ecosystem The Omaha STEM Ecosystem (OSE) is excited to partner with Omaha Public Schools on this opportunity to share STEM resources, events, and other information with students, families, and educators. The cornerstone of our organization is to assure that all students and…

INSIDE the Omaha Public Schools August eNewsletter

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Omaha STEM Ecosystem is excited to be apart of the monthly OPS eNewsletter. OPS Continues Shift to STEM Focused Education by James Harrington, OPS Supervisor of Math and Chris Schaben, OPS Supervisor of Science With the revision of the Nebraska State Mathematics Standards in 2015 and continuing with the newly-adopted…

Wilson Focus School Becomes an Apple Distinguished School

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Wilson Focus School: Celebrating a New Dawn in Leadership, Technology, and Communication. Part of becoming an Apple Distinguished School is having 75 percent of teachers complete Apple Teacher training. We ended up having more go through the training with 17 getting Apple Teacher certificates. For more information, pull open the…

December 2017 Newsletter

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We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for your support in making STEM learning a priority in Omaha!     Lights On Afterschool – Collective for Youth  North American Reggio Emilia Alliance Conference   ACE Mentoring Program    Do Space STEM Ecosystem Launch Science Olympiad                                                                 Gallup  NE SCIFEST…

Math with an Architect

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November Newsletter 2017

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    Building Omaha Future Leaders November 2017  A STEM Professional You Should Know! Rebecca Stavick   –  Do Space Rebecca Stavick is the Executive Director of Do Space, the nation’s first technology library. Stavick actively manages Do Space relationships, direction, and strategy, bringing technology industry leadership and five years of…

Volunteer Opportunities

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Want to Get Engaged  and Help Students connect to STEM  and future careers ?  Here are some great volunteer opportunities! Annual Alice Buffett Science and Engineering Fair January 19, 2018, Friday Alice Buffet Middle School is looking for volunteers to help judge at the  Science and Engineering Fair. This is an…

October 2017 Newsletter

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          Building Omaha Future Leaders October 2017 A STEM Professional You Should Know! John Kyndt, Ph.D. Dr. John Kyndt is a biochemist and entrepreneur who is bridging science and business by turning scientific discoveries into real-life sustainable innovations. He has a strong interest in emerging fields…