STEM Education http://wamc.org en Rep. Tonko Introduces Bill To Strengthen Engineering Programs In Schools http://wamc.org/post/rep-tonko-introduces-bill-strengthen-engineering-programs-schools <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>New York Congressman Paul Tonko&nbsp;has unveiled legislation designed to introduce and strengthen engineering programs at schools across the country.&nbsp;</p><p>Tonko, a New York Democrat,&nbsp;visited with school officials and students with the Ballston Spa High School Robotics team Monday.</p><p>The students were working together as part of a summer camp activity to program small robots to perform simple tasks such as following a line on the floor or&nbsp;moving&nbsp;around the perimeter of a table.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 20:48:13 +0000 Lucas Willard 70767 at http://wamc.org Rep. Tonko Introduces Bill To Strengthen Engineering Programs In Schools Mass. Governor's STEM Advisory Council Meets In Pittsfield http://wamc.org/post/mass-governors-stem-advisory-council-meets-pittsfield <p></p><p>At a meeting of the Massachusetts Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Advisory Council in Pittsfield today, resigning Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray said that the collaborative work done between the public and private sector to strengthen students’ opportunities in the STEM fields must continue in his absence.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 65428 at http://wamc.org Mass. Governor's STEM Advisory Council Meets In Pittsfield Vermont Group to Seek Ideas to Encourage Women http://wamc.org/post/vermont-group-seek-ideas-encourage-women <p></p><p></p><p>More than two dozen Vermonters are going to be working together over the next six months to look for ways to help young women and girls in the state overcome obstacles to success. Wed, 01 May 2013 00:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 63541 at http://wamc.org Vermont Group to Seek Ideas to Encourage Women