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Parent Engagement: Key for Girls in STEM

(Source: ETR Blog, from an interview with Linda Kekelis, PhD) In work I’ve been doing for over two decades, I’ve found that family engagement is a vital..

November 21, 2017

$300K grant awarded to bolster computer science education in Santa Cruz public schools

(Contributed) August 29, 2017 — Santa Cruz, CA The Santa Cruz City Schools, Santa Cruz Education Foundation and Education, Training and Research (ETR)..

August 29, 2017

Ambassadors of Science: Helping Others Understand a Science-Based Framework

By Janine Saunders, EdD, MPH Program Manager, ETR March 16, 2017 — Scotts Valley, CA Neil deGrasse Tyson famously said, “The good thing about..

March 16, 2017

Preparing Students for Information Technology Careers: The Role of Career Technical Education

By Jill Denner ETR January 18, 2017 — Scotts Valley, CA (Image above: Preparing Students for Information Technology Careers: The Role of Career Technical..

January 18, 2017

ETR names Dr. Vignetta Charles as next CEO

(Source: ETR blog) January 11, 2017 — Scotts Valley, CA ETR announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Vignetta Charles as Chief Executive..

January 11, 2017

ETR Researchers Explore Community College Pathway to Computer Science Degree in Study Commissioned by Google

(Contributed) November 16, 2016 — Scotts Valley, CA ETR researchers Louise Ann Lyon and Jill Denner have completed a study commissioned by Google on the..

November 16, 2016

Find out what two non-profits are doing with NSF funding

(Contributed) May 21, 2016 — Watsonville, CA ETR and Digital NEST received funding from the NSF to strengthen and study the Digital NEST. The goals of..

May 21, 2016

April 27 event aims to help ICT & Digital Media Educators share resources

(Contributed) April 7, 2016 — Santa Cruz, CA Learn, share, and connect with like-minded individuals to better align our efforts across Monterey and Santa..

April 7, 2016

Women & STEM: College Vs. Coding Boot Camps

By By Louise Ann Lyon, PhD Senior Research Associate, ETR February 4, 2016 — Scotts Valley, CA All my family, friends and colleagues know I’m a..

February 4, 2016

Scotts Valley Startup dfusion: Doing Health Apps Differently

By Marcia Quackenbush Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat January 28, 2016 — Santa Cruz, CA On the surface, the work of Scotts Valley startup dfusion sounds..

January 28, 2016

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