K-12 Engineering Academies

About the K-12 Engineering Academies 

The Engineering Academies offer students of all ages a wide variety of interesting and challenging programs. Our courses challenge our youth to become critical-thinking problem solvers, appreciate STEM, and explore the engineering design process. Since 2006, the Outreach team develops and offers unique opportunities for students to have fun while solving real-world engineering problems.

We are currently working on the Fall 2016 Class Schedule, keep watching our website to make sure you don't miss our programs.

Parents, Teachers, and Volunteers:  Are you interested in starting a FIRST Lego League (FLL) team? 

Fll Coaches Workshop 2016

Click here to REGISTER for ALL Classes and Workshops

Date Class Title Grades Status
 

Sept.10, Oct. 8 and Oct. 29, 2016

FLL Coaches Workshop 2016

  Open

September 20-Weekly
6-8pm

Girls Who Code
Level 1
(Beginners)
Open

September 20-Weekly      6-8pm

Girls Who Code

Level 2 (Graduates)

Open

Girls Who Code Registration Open for Fall 2016-register at link above. Classes meeting every Tuesday evening from 6-8pm., starting September 20th.  New GWC Members should register for Level 1, returning GWC members register for Level 2.  Informational meeting will be held for the Level 1 parents and students on September 20th.  Hope to see lots of "new" and "old" faces this Fall/Spring 2016-17.

Girls Who Code (GWC) is a national organization launched in 2012 as a nonprofit organization working to inspire, educate, and equip girls with computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. The aim is to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors by offering computer science education and tech industry exposure to 5th – 12th grade girls throughout the academic year. The organization offers a scalable approach to learning computer science and includes forty curriculum hours paired with project based, group learning, along with exposure to various industries through outings.

Congratulations to the GIrls Who Code 2016 Graduates

Coming in Fall 2016: The OPUS College of Engineering Outreach will be offering two levels of Girls Who Code:  Level 1 for beginning Coders and Level 2 for "Graduates" (girls who have completed Level1).  Meetings are held every Tuesday from 6pm-8pm in Engineering Hall.  Watch for more information in August.

Women WantedDespite the wide range of job opportunities in computer science, women remain significantly underrepresented in the field.  Learn what's being done and how you can prepare for a successful careeer. 

 

Engineering Outreach Policies

Please review the Engineering Outreach Policiesso you and your student(s) understand the expectations for participation in the K-12 Engineering Academies.