Louisiana Tech works with area high schools to improve STEM skills

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s STEM Talent Expansion Program (LaTechSTEP), a partnership between Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science and eight high schools in Caddo Parish, kicked off this year’s “Tech Step” program Friday in Shreveport.

The program, held at the Louisiana Tech Shreveport Center, is a collaborative partnership with the Caddo Parish School Board and Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City.

LaTechSTEP focuses on professional development of high school STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) teachers followed by “Discovery Weekends” where university faculty and high school teachers collaborate as a team to present engineering design projects to high school students.

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