For eight years, the Northeastern State University Robotics Academy of Critical Engagement has educated future teachers and community children through the College of Education. Going forward, RACE has a new building and a new name, but the mission remains the same.
The Innovation & Discovery Education Academy – IDEA – was revealed at a ribbon-cutting Thursday afternoon. The former Special Services and Speech-Language Pathology Clinic has been updated for IDEA.
“We will be able to offer more services for our students, faculty, and the community at-large,” said Vanessa Anton, dean of College of Education. “I can’t tell you how hard they’ve worked. You’ll see it through their creativity.”
In 2012, NSU partnered with Cherokee Nation to establish robotics in the teacher…