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Governor Sandoval Announces 8 Official STEM Schools - May 17, 2017

Governor Sandoval Announces 8 Official STEM Schools-May 17, 2017

Governor's Office of Science, Innovation and Technology Awards $1,000,000 For New and Expanded STEM Workforce Training Programs

Governor's OSIT Awards $1,000,000 For New & Expanded STEM Workforce Training Programs

Governor Sandoval Proclaims 2016-2017 School Year as the "Year of STEM"

Governor's Press release...

Governor's Sandoval Press release

Sandoval announces ‘Year of STEM’ during Sparks High School visit - Sparks Tribune

Gov. Brian Sandoval visited Sparks High School Monday to proclaim the 2016-17 school session the “Year of STEM,” promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. Full article: Sandoval announces ‘Year of STEM’ during Sparks High School visit

Governor Sandoval Proclaims 2016-2017 School Year as the "Year of STEM"

OSIT Awards More Than $600,000 for New STEM Workforce Training Programs

The Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT) today announced it has awarded Round 2 STEM Workforce Challenge Grants to Nevada training providers throughout the state. Total awarded grant funding is $626,206. Full article:Round 2 STEM Workforce Challenge Grants

Three Colleges Are Set to Receive More Than $335,000 in Grant Funds

The Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT) today announced it has awarded STEM Workforce Challenge Grants to three Nevada Community Colleges. The total grant funding the colleges will receive is $335,975.
“As we seek to diversify Nevada’s economy, our economic development strategy has targeted high-tech industries that pay good wages. Now we need a workforce development strategy to match,” said Governor Brian Sandoval. “The training programs funded by these grants are the beginning of that strategy and will supply the highly trained workforce required for the New Nevada economy.” Full Article Press Release

SANDOVAL ANNOUNCES OFFICE OF SCIENCE, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Sandoval has also appointed Brian Mitchell as the Program Director for the reestablished Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology. Mitchell previously served as an education fellow for the Office of the Governor.OFFICE OF SCIENCE, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM DIRECTOR