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SILICON VALLEY TECH ACADEMY INC

The Silicon Valley Tech Academy is an educational program to enable Middle and High School students to explore and improve skills needed to pursue college-level work in the fields of engineering, technology, and science.

The program's focus is on teamwork, innovative problem solving, and project-based "learning by doing" with emphasis on Space and High Tech, Energy, Water, and the Environment.

Silicon Valley Tech Academy is in partnership with San Jose State University College of Engineering and Downtown College Prep Alum Rock High School.

We are looking for grant writers willing to secure funding that will allow the Tech Academy to help students bridge to a bright future.

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About SILICON VALLEY TECH ACADEMY INC

Location:

657 S MONROE ST, SAN JOSE, CA 95128, US

Mission Statement

The Silicon Valley Tech Academy is an educational program to enable Middle and High School students to explore and improve skills needed to pursue college-level work in the fields of engineering, technology, and science. The program focuses on teamwork, innovative problem solving, and project-based "learning by doing" with emphasis on Space and High Tech, Energy, Water, and the Environment. Silicon Valley Tech Academy is in partnership with San Jose State University College of Engineering and Downtown College Prep Alum Rock High School.

Description

Founder and director of the original Tech Academy, the late Dr. Jay Pinson envisioned the program as a way to inspire youth about careers in the fields of engineering and science and to enlighten them on their need to excel in math and similar disciplines while progressing from middle school through high school.

He determined that the Tech Academy needed a high-powered, relevant curriculum, and a commitment to excellence. He encouraged learning through hands-on, collaborative problem-solving.

San Jose State University's Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Program (STEM) Program is named after Dr. Pinson, in honor of his work.

The Silicon Valley Tech Academy's directors and staff aim to preserve and grow his legacy

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Technical Writing
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • A little time here and there. No set number of hours.

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