- Massachusetts high school senior Emmanuel Cuevas, whose parents are doctors, is using his 3D printer to make personal protective gear for two hospitals, District Administration reports.
- John Provost, superintendent of Northampton Public Schools, where Cuevas attends, says his efforts show the importance of information technology and innovation pathways curriculum, and that he is among a number of students who are organizing to meet coronavirus-related needs.
- Other districts are also using 3D printers to create face shields. Hamilton County Schools in Tennessee also donated other types of personal protective equipment such as gloves, masks and gowns.
With more career and technical education and technology in high schools, students have had opportunities to learn to develop products and devices that help others in the community….