STEM Trade Schools

Vocational schools, also known as trade schools, have always been an effective way to prepare individuals to enter the workforce. Trade schools are specialized and leave their students highly skilled in the area of their choosing. The idea that traditional college is not for everyone comes into play with trade schools.  Trent Hamm, a writer…

Esports is Pushing Equality

In recent years, the Esports industry has exploded. The world of competitive video game competitions has caught the attention of millions of fans around the world. In 2017, the League of Legends World Championship attracted approximately 80 million fans. Esports has turned into a multi-billion dollar industry that is projected to experience enormous growth in…

STEM Needs More Educators

Between 2017 and 2027, STEM jobs are projected to increase by 13 percent. This rise in science, technology, engineering and math job opportunities makes quality STEM education essential to the workforce of the future. Yet, according to the National Math and Science Initiative, very few students are prepared to take collegiate level STEM courses.  Despite…

LEGACY Youth Program Focuses on STEM Careers

The United States Air Force is putting a focus on building the science and technology workforce of the future. The Legacy Experience Growing Apprenticeships Committed to Youth (LEGACY) program is centered around giving students hands-on experience in science, technology, engineering and math along with the mentorship they need to successfully move into STEM jobs in…