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STEM Education – June 2016 First Friday

June 3, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

David Cedrone, Associate Commissioner for Economic and Workforce Development and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education will discuss the State’s STEM focus and how it aligns with workforce needs. Topics will include the STEM Pipeline, Computer Science Initiative, and STEM Starter, among others.

David oversees the critical requirement to align education and training programs offered by the Commonwealth’s 29 public universities and colleges with the needs of local businesses and industry. His responsibilities include leading the Department of Education’s efforts to expand student interest and achievement in STEM education careers (pre-K to 16); increasing capacity and refining education programming to address the changing needs for nursing and allied health professionals; developing sector-specific workforce development initiatives for Information Technology, Life Sciences and Healthcare; and conducting outreach initiatives to the business community in support of the Department’s Vision Project. He is a member of the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council.

Jill Neumayer-DiPiper, the Director of the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network will also give an update on the Network’s activities and how they align with the State programs.

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June 3, 2016
7:30 am - 9:00 am
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Hyannis Golf Course
1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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