P-Tech http://wamc.org en Grants Assist High School Clean Tech Workforce Training Programs http://wamc.org/post/grants-assist-high-school-clean-tech-workforce-training-programs <p>A Saratoga County school district has received a grant to enhance a program that connects students with the clean tech industry.</p><p>The Cuomo administration this week announced more than $1 million grants to support high school clean-energy training programs. The grants, administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, or NYSERDA, focus on preparing students for careers in clean energy through supporting STEM programs.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:54:20 +0000 Lucas Willard 87824 at http://wamc.org Schools Gear Up For Early College And Technology Program http://wamc.org/post/schools-gear-early-college-and-technology-program <p></p><p></p><p>Last August, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an educational initiative to fast track high school students into career pathways. Participating schools will launch the program this fall. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:59:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 87272 at http://wamc.org Schools Gear Up For Early College And Technology Program Gov. Cuomo Calls For More 'P-TECH' Schools http://wamc.org/post/gov-cuomo-calls-more-p-tech-schools <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to fund an experimental high school model that connects students with colleges and business to put them on a technology-focused career path.</p><p></p><p>In his budget proposal, Governor Cuomo is calling for $5 million to help start 10 more P-TECH schools in New York. The P-TECH model, short for Pathways in Technology Early College High School, is named after the school in Brooklyn that was launched 2011.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 83022 at http://wamc.org Gov. Cuomo Calls For More 'P-TECH' Schools NYS and IBM Want to Prep Students for High-Skills Jobs http://wamc.org/post/nys-and-ibm-want-prep-students-high-skills-jobs <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo and IBM officials recently announced a public-private partnership they say will prepare New York students for high-skills jobs. The idea is based on a school in Brooklyn, highlighted by President Obama in his State of the Union speech.</p><p>The idea, say both the Governor and IBM officials, is to provide students with skills for careers in STEM, or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, while, at the same time, advancing regional economic development in New York.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 18:57:10 +0000 Allison Dunne 59046 at http://wamc.org NYS and IBM Want to Prep Students for High-Skills Jobs