DCS Educators Participate In STEM Workshop

ORANGEBURG – The South Carolina Independent School Association recently sponsored a STEM Workshop for its member schools.
SCISA Executive Director Larry Watt said that Bambi Eggert, Amanda Mussman, and Heather Peeler, faculty members at Dillon Christian School, completed the event where participants experienced innovative methods to integrate engineering design process into their STEM curriculum.

Heather Peeler, Bambi Eggert, and Amanda Mussman

“This workshop is the first step toward STEM certification by the association,” Watt said. “STEM and STEAM are the culmination of a number of best-teaching practices which promote thinking skills, collaboration, and cross-curricular projects.”
In the educational field, STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathmatics.
The South Carolina Independent School Association is a non-profit, voluntary association of over 120 independent schools serving more than 37,000 teachers and students.
Founded in 1965, the State of South Carolina incorporated SCISA as an exclusively educational organization with the responsibilities of establishing accreditation standards, coordinating academic and athletic competition and providing professional development for member organizations

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