Episode #107 - December 14th, 2016
Last week we spoke with schools about the STEAM and STEM programs. This week we highlight a nonprofit, OrthoWorx, who supports STEM-focused approaches to learning. We also visit the “Success Starts Early” seminar in South Bend, Indiana, the Berrien County Health Department, and we covered a special event at Grissom Middle School.
Original Airdate: December 14, 2016

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    OrthoWorx in Warsaw, IN, is investing in education, preparing students to become young professionals in the orthopedic industry. Brad Bishop, Executive Director of OrthoWorx, believes that a STEM education allows young talent to stay here locally.

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    1. Brad BishopOrthoWorx

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  • December 14th, 2016 Photo Kofi Darku, Jeff Rea, Laura Jensen More Information

    “Success Starts Early” seminar

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    Educators gathered for the “Success Starts Early,” breakfast seminar to discuss, identify, and address gaps in access to high quality and affordable learning.

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    1. Kofi Darku“Success Starts Early” seminar
    2. Jeff Rea“Success Starts Early”
    3. Laura Jensen“Success Starts Early” seminar

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  • December 14th, 2016 Photo Karen Kortebein, Kerri Teachout, Gillian Conrad More Information

    Berrien County Health Department

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    We spoke with the Berrien County Health Department about the increasing shortage of school nurses and health curriculum in our schools.

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    1. Karen KortebeinBerrien County Health Department
    2. Kerri TeachoutBerrien County Health Department
    3. Gillian ConradBerrien County Health Department

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  • December 14th, 2016 Photo Madison Hughes, Madelyn Huffman, Nathan Boyd More Information

    Grissom Middle School

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    We were at Grissom Middle School, in Mishawaka, IN, for a student celebration. Grissom Middle School Principal, Nathan Boyd, recently won the 2016 Indiana Middle School Principal of the Year award by the Indiana Association of School Principals. This is the highest award in the state of Indiana.

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    1. Madison HughesGrissom Middle School
    2. Madelyn HuffmanGrissom Middle School
    3. Nathan BoydGrissom Middle School

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