Published May 01. 2021 07:20AM
Local community colleges have received PAsmart Advancing Grants to expand access to computer science and STEM education for Pennsylvania learners.
Over the next decade, seven in 10 new jobs in Pennsylvania will require workers to use computers and new technologies.
Projects funded by the PAsmart Advancing Grants include CS and STEM after-school programs in robotics and artificial intelligence; the establishment of innovative STEM partnerships between school districts and higher education partners to provide college credits and industry credentials in STEM and Computer Science; support for diversity and inclusion on esports teams in high-need areas; establishing innovation hubs through collaborations with community colleges, city parks, and libraries to help…