Posts made in March, 2014

Downtown Phoenix Development | Education and Innovation

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in Happening Now

Downtown Phoenix Development | Education and Innovation

Last week announced the kick off of downtown Phoenix Art Detour with a State of Downtown address by Mayor Stanton. In his address, the Mayor spoke of many encouraging changes downtown including education, innovation and the future of business in Downtown Phoenix.  He is known affectionately as the “Downtown Mayor” because he recognizes that the strength of the downtown community from residents to businesses, issues like walk-ability and bike friendliness can have influence throughout the city. At SySTEM Phoenix Charter School we believe this too. We believe the future of our state rests in getting our children ready to meet the demand of the industries like the bio-medical field which is now growing in Arizona. Please read the full article from the Downtown Phoenix Journal here. “As we preserve the buildings of our past, we’re also creating new centers for education, entrepreneurs and commerce. We’re supporting new K-12 schools – good schools – in our urban areas because downtown must be a place for families with children too. At same time, we’re becoming a hotspot for higher learning There were so few students in downtown just a decade ago. By 2020, there will be more than 17-thousand. That’s exciting. Like any big experiment, there have been a few bumps in the road. But with each project, it gets better and better.” Thank you for your commitment to education and innovation Mayor Greg...

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AZ SciTechFest | A festival of Science, Technology, Education and Innovation

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in Happening Now, STEM Education

AZ SciTechFest | A festival of Science, Technology, Education and Innovation

Have you visited any of the locations hosting events for AZ Sci Tech Festival? There are art events, performances, demonstrations and many, many workshops across the state of Arizona. As STEM Education becomes more important, festivals like this one become integral parts of our city’s amazing culture. SySTEM Phoenix students will have opportunities to explore science, technology and other creative innovative ways of learning with great events and festivals of learning like this one. The mission of this festival is to help Arizona lead the way in innovation with science based workshops, performances, exhibits and tours. Science, Technology, Education and Innovation Arizona is moving forward and leading the way. This organization partners with businesses, educators, scientists, and other professionals statewide to move their initiative forward and have fun along the way. We encourage you to attend one of the many events that is part of...

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