WAHS STEM Advisory Board Meeting
September 19, 2017
Successes from previous year:
Making connections with people in the field
Participating in community events
Connecting students with community members
Utilized Academy Partners for judging presentations at the school
Discussed field trip opportunities:
Nicole Dunmeyer- Charleston Water System
Scott Baker- provided bridge tours past two years
Volvo (successful from previous groups)
Explore externship opportunities for teachers- CTE can assist with outreach where needed
Autodesk Inventor- in need of expert to co-teach with Mr. Haggerty, it was suggested to also see if an experienced student would be helpful to assist the class. CTE Department may have contacts in this area.
Brainstorm the idea of interdisciplinary lessons with core classes.
November 11: Robotics event at WAHS- Volunteers needed in all areas; judges must have an engineering background. Possibilities: Dr. Ron Welch and Dr. Charles Skipper- School of Engineering at The Citadel, cadets and evening undergraduate students could be potential volunteers.
Begin logging activities when Academy Partners are utilized: www.tinyurl.com/Logactivities
October 12- Regional Career Fair
October 17- next STEM Advisory Board Meeting @ 2:30 WAHS