September 27, 2012
Be the Change for Kids Innovations awards
By: YNN Web Staff
NEW YORK STATE -- Three New York State school districts were honored
for innovative teaching programs that introduce students to math,
science and technology.
The UAlbany College of Nanoscale Science
and Engineering awarded the winning schools $5,000 as part of the "Be
the Change for Kids Innovation" awards.
The winning schools
included: Berne Knox Westerlo Central School District in Albany County,
New Lebanon Central School District in Columbia County and Roundout
Valley Central School District in Ulster County.
need to prepare students for work that could involve clean rooms,
semiconductors, wireless technology. The three school districts we are
honoring today are meeting that challenge of educating students for a
21st century workforce,” said NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy Kremer.
The Be the Change for Kids Innovation Awards program was started back in 2010.