PITTSBURGH—ASSET STEM Education™ (Achieving Student Success through Excellence in Teaching) is pleased to announce Jackie Zyra as the newest member of its Board of Directors.
Ms. Zyra is currently a Talent Management Specilist at ERIKS North America where she is responsible for the design, implementation and communication of talent management activities. Ms. Zyra previously held a variety of human resources roles at Alcoa and was responsible for employee development, workforce planning, employee engagement and change management.
At a time when many experts are concerned that U.S. students are not prepared for a changing economy that relies on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), parents of most children enrolled in afterschool in Pennsylvania report that their child's program offers STEM learning opportunities, according to a household survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance.
Pittsburgh has been selected as one of 27 communities to pilot a national STEM initiative.
PITTSBURGH—ASSET STEM Education™ (Achieving Student Success through Excellence in Teaching) will address the education and workforce development demands of the region and the role education and business must play to foster student success by organizing the Biz-Ed Blitz Goes Back to School on September 24, 2015 from 5-7 p.m. at Pittsburgh Technical Institute’s Oakdale, PA campus. ASSET has partnered with Pittsburgh Technical Institute to organize this event and FedEx Ground is the Presenting Sponsor.
Dr. Cynthia Pulkowski, Executive Director of ASSET STEM Education, touches on the importance of STEM education to the future of Pennsylvania’s industries, including its growing natural gas industry at Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce's Energy Neighbors Breakfast Series in May.
Experts call for broad STEM 'fluency' and integrating science and math education with other disciplines.
Integrating Common Core education standards involves integrating once-disparate school subjects with one another, experts said Tuesday at the 2015 U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference in San Diego.
PITTSBURGH—ASSET STEM Education (Achieving Student Success through Excellence in Teaching) is pleased to announce Dr. Jack Burgman has been elected to its Board of Directors.
Dr. Burgman currently serves as the Associate Director of Automotive Coatings Research for PPG Industries. He has served PPG Industries in a variety of other capacities for more than 25 years.