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WHAT'S NEW

Career Awareness and Preparation Program Provides Skills and Focus

"I've learned how to fix up my resume to make the content more appealing …The interview workshop …showed what interviewers are really looking for. These workshops gave me insight on what I need to work on" - Hoa N., Computer Science major, Cal State East Bay Cal State East Bay is home to the most diverse student body in the nation, with the majority of our students being the first in their family to attend college. Enrollment in STEM majors has increased significantly over the last decade. These ambitious students work tirelessly to master the rigorous content of their disciplines—but many graduate without first-hand experience in a STEM internship, and missing other opportunities to explore

Partnerships Deliver Resources

Skeletons are instrumental for high school anatomy classes—but many high schools don’t have the budget for such expensive equipment. A creative local partnership is coming to the rescue for one local high school, bringing together students from Cal State East Bay and Hayward’s Tennyson High with a donated 3D printer. With the “Skeleton Recycle, Reprint, Reuse Community Engagement” project, juniors from Tennyson High’s Communication Media Management Association program are interning at Cal State, working with undergraduates in the Kinesiology and Multi Media Studies Departments. The team will print a full skeleton that can then be donated to back to Tennyson High.

Second Annual Active Engagement in Mathematics Conference

Please join members of the Bay Area Basic Skills Partnership for a conference focused on promoting effective pedagogy and active engagement in the mathematics classroom. Faculty and teachers from local high schools, community colleges, and CSU campuses will share strategies and practices they use to engage students in active learning and to make learning visible. Faculty will share strategies to promote active learning and solve problems of practice, and participants will engage in facilitated dialog to support personal planning and implementation. This conference was developed in response to the shifting environment in which faculty are currently teaching. New Executive Orders at the CSU, n

2019: It’s a Good Year to Move the Needle

We can begin the new year with some optimism for public education in California. The budget proposal put forth by our new Governor in his first week shows genuine concern for education, with practical moves such as relieving school districts from some of the crushing burden of unfunded pensions and a start toward investing in early education. Our new state Superintendent of Instruction comes with years as a School Board member and has been actively engaged with the East Bay STEM Network, in particular in our current work in early math education. Many newly elected state and local officials ran on promises for stronger investment in education, and the state’s strong economy stokes hopes that