“The nation will require approximately one million more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals than what will be produced at current rates over the next decade.”
-President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology February 2012 report to the President



Building networks with K-12, university, and community partners

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Professional Development

Empowerment/train-the-trainer model focused on teacher development

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Week-long student immersion into the world of cyber space

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Regional and national opportunities for students to apply skills from NICERC curricula

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Project-Driven Curricula

Multi-disciplinary, vertically integrated cyber curricula for the nation

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Teacher Resources

Support project-driven learning and student engagement using technology in the classroom

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2014-2015 Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit Competition 2

Approximately 200 teams from multiple school districts across the region converged on the Bossier Civic Center this Saturday to compete in the 2014-2015 Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC) Competition 2.  RARC is a series of three science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) competitions for students in grades 3-12. The competitions build upon one another in regards to skill and difficulty. Keeping with the 2014-2015 RARC theme of Exploring New Realms, teams were assigned a mission to program and autonomously navigate a robotic vessel through a simulated solar system.

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