St. Pete Elementary Named Top in the Nation
The award for education in science, technology, engineering and math came at the Future of Education Technology conference in Orlando.
PINELLAS COUNTY – Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary, Center for Mathematics & Engineering, has been named the top elementary STEM program in the nation. The school was given the honor Jan. 14 at the Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando. The selection was made from hundreds of applicants around the country.
STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. The FETC STEM Excellence Awards recognize excellence and innovation in the field of STEM education at the primary, middle and high school levels, with winners selected from each level.
STEM Excellence Awards applications will be evaluated based on the use of interdisciplinary curriculum, collaboration, design, problem solving and the STEM Experiences offered.
Photo is courtesy of the Pinellas County School District. From left to right: Lukas Hefty, Jamerson magnet program coordinator; Kristy Moody, principal; Brandie Williams-Macon, assistant principal.
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