Tag Archives: Education

The ‘Whoas’ of 2016

Note from Matt: Today we’re turning over the EASTWord to the “man behind the curtain,” Spencer Watson. Spencer is our Communications Manager and my editor-in-residence (not an easy job). Spencer wanted to apply his super power to the blog. I’ll … Continue reading

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Exceptional Exemplars

NOTE: You can find this blog entry and more stories from around the Initiative in the upcoming issue of EAST Quarterly, available Dec. 1 at https://issuu.com/eastquarterly.   In 2009 we quietly started a special program to recognize outstanding EAST students who … Continue reading

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EAST in the Valley of Innovation

  Nov. 10, 2016 – What a week this was! As I write this, a team representing the EAST Initiative is on a plane heading home from Silicon Valley after very little sleep but so much engagement and excitement. Last … Continue reading

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EAST and the Inaugural Afterschool STEM Summit

I recently had the opportunity to network with several new (to me) people and organizations working hard to provide significant opportunities for students around the country. The Inaugural Afterschool STEM Summit was hosted by the Noyce and C.S. Mott foundations … Continue reading

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Connecting Youth to Technology and the Real World

This week’s guest blogger is EAST’s very own Angela Kremers, Sr. Director of Corporate Strategy. Dr. Kremers is a passionate advocate for the work being done throughout EAST and has been since before she came on staff. Ask most teenagers … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

Well, the wheels on the bus have started to go round and round again and it looks like the 2013-2014 school year is more than upon us. Over the course of the new school year I’ll be sharing many of … Continue reading

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EAST CORE in Full Swing

EAST Core is in full swing, prepping new teachers for the up-and-coming 2013-2014 school year. With the addition of two new schools, a new EAST staff member and more Tier training, there’s been no time to catch our breath around … Continue reading

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