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National PTA Launches ‘PTA Connected’ to Help Families Navigate the Digital World

Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ —National PTA announced today the launch of PTA Connected, an initiative to educate and engage families in digital wellness, security, access, equity and literacy. The initiative formalizes and builds on the association’s work in the digital space in response to the growing needs and interest of parents nationwide. National PTA is launching PTA Connected with support from presenting and founding sponsor Symantec.

Thinking Inside the Box: Mobile Science Lab Travels Through State College

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WJAC) — Thinking inside the box: That's the goal of a mobile science lab touring through central Pennsylvania.

The Curiosity Cube toured through State College from Sept. 7 to Sept. 12. Its first stop was Centre Hall-Potter Elementary School.

Watch the video at WJAC.com

MilliporeSigma's Curiosity Cube Aims to Inspire Stem Workforce of the Future

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MilliporeSigma is trying to spark interest in science careers this week with a traveling science lab that was once a shipping container. 

The business, a life science company with facilities in Milwaukee, is visiting the community with its Curiosity Cube. The vehicle is a 22-by-10 foot retrofitted shipping container that MilliporeSigma is using to give students experiences and tools in STEM fields – that is, science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  

Investing in Our Future Leaders

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At Goldcorp, we believe that developing our people enables them to achieve their ultimate potential and helps them exceed their goals. We are committed to investing in and developing all our employees. As an example, our StepUP program is designed to equip everyone to achieve results in a safe, productive and responsible way, by aligning our business and people practices around a core set of behaviours. Successful performance is a result of not just what we do, but also how we do it and the StepUP behaviours define what we can expect from one another at every level of the organization.

It’s Time to Close the Gap for Women of Color in Tech

by Cecily Joseph, VP, Corporate Social Responsibility
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More than ever before, the tech industry is focusing on diversity. As sustainability and impact professionals, we continue to push our leaders to make racial and gender equity the business norm. Companies in our sector have changed recruiting policies, increased training budgets, hired new diversity team members, established goals, and released metrics on progress. 

The New MBA Will Educate the 'Whole Manager'

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
Blog

Behind the unending stream of headlines about executive malfeasance, there’s a lot of thought and action going on in progressive quarters about how to improve leadership training so that business can perform better.

'Fly Like a Girl': Over 100 Girls Learn About STEM, Airline Careers

By Spencer Burt
Article

Joanna Geraghty said being the highest-ranking woman in the airline industry is humbling, but also frustrating.

"It shouldn't be that way in 2018," said Geraghty, JetBlue's president and chief operating officer. "There should be many more in this space ranked even higher than me."

JetBlue teamed up with the Utah STEM Action Center and Atlantic Aviation Friday to teach girls about careers in flight, especially those relying on science, technology, engineering and math.

Middle Schoolers Prepare for Lunar Landings at Jackson Robotics Event

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by Nikos Frazier | nfrazier@mlive.com

SUMMIT TWP., MI -- The 30th season of the FIRST Tech Challenge has been announced and Jackson County middle schoolers were at Jackson College on Saturday to brainstorm and strategize.

Focusing on the upcoming 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, this year's challenge is a "Rover Ruckus."

Making Connections: From Classroom to Career

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By Nathaniel Wallace, M.A.T.L.T., M.A., Media Arts & Technology Teacher, Prince George’s County Public Schools

How to Budget for the School Year – All Year Long

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Once your kids start school, you have to deal with more than just getting them ready for September. Beyond getting them school supplies, you also need to budget for after-school activities, fundraisers, field trips, school lunches and all sorts of random or last-minute expenses throughout the year.

So, how do you budget for all these expenses and find ways to save money?

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