Educators, business representatives, government officials and network partners gathered at Penn State New Kensington in February for the third phase of the Alle-Kiski Best Practices Collaborative CREATE Lab Satellite Network Regional Hub, better known by its acronym, ABC CREATE. The series of workshops, “STREAM Showcase 2016,” provided participants with updates on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education within individual districts. Adding reading and arts components to STEM creates STREAM. The ABC CREATE advisory board reported on the program's future plans.
After combining for 41 years of teaching experience in the Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology (EMET) program, Ron Land, associate professor of engineering, and Frank Kadi, senior instructor in engineering, disconnected the circuits of their careers at Penn State New Kensington at the end of the spring 2016 semester.