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Innovation Academy Receives Apple Distinguished School Award

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The following article appeared on March 25, 2014 in the Kingsport Times-News. KINGSPORT — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee formally received its Apple Distinguished School (ADS) award Tuesday night for this school year and next. The presentation came amid the applause of students, teachers and area school officials, as well as the accolades of officials from East Tennessee State University, the Battelle Memorial Institute and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network. The award makes the platform STEM school — which focuses on […]

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Battelle and TSIN sponsor eVOL9 Engineering Camp at the University of Tennessee

eVOL9 2013 Group Picture

Last week in Knoxville, 31 ninth graders from four states had the opportunity to participate in the Engineering Volunteers for Ninth Graders (eVOL9) camp hosted by the UT College of Engineering. The college’s Engineering Diversity Programs Office offers the summer engineering program, which has hosted a total of 230 middle school students and has grown from 23 participants in 2000 to 31 in 2013. This year’s camp was sponsored by Battelle and the TSIN.

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Statewide Network Enables Sharing of Best Practices

[This is TSIN Director of Client Engagement Wesley Hall’s post from this week’s SCORE Sheet] Two weeks ago I stood in the gymnasium of Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee to participate in the ribbon cutting of the region’s new science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) middle school. An overflowing crowd of excited students, parents, business leaders, and elected officials lined the gymnasium and wound through the hallways to hear how the school was going to stand out in a region […]

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The TSIN Opens Three New STEM Schools Across Tennessee

From the Tennessee Dept. of Education newsroom: NASHVILLE – Amid a national movement in education to better prepare students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), the Tennessee Department of Education announces the opening of three new STEM-focused schools this year. The new programs are part of the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, a collaboration between the department and Battelle Memorial Institute. “STEM is an important part of our statewide effort to increase the rigor and relevance of our students’ education,” […]

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STEMx Launched at U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit in Dallas

DALLAS, TX – JUNE 27, 2012 – Today, Battelle and thirteen state STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education networks officially launched STEMx at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit in Dallas, Texas. One year in the making and sponsored by Battelle, STEMx connects state networks and partners to accelerate the growth of policies, practices and partnerships that are needed to expand the number of STEM teachers, increase student achievement in STEM education and, ultimately, grow tomorrow’s innovators. Guided by […]

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