UNM Partners with Sandia Prep High School to Join E4USA

(May 25, 2020) — The University of New Mexico has recently signed on as a member of Engineering for Us All (E4USA), which is a National Science Foundation-funded pilot program to bring engineering courses to high schools. UNM’s School of Engineering will partner with Sandia Prep High School in Albuquerque and Mescalero Apache High School in Mescalero, N.M., to bring design-based introductory engineering courses to students. The partnership will launch in fall 2020.

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E4USA Students Help with COVID-19 Pandemic

(May 15, 2020) — When Dr. Amanda Berrang needed some PPE shields during the COVID-19 pandemic, BGCCA had to design a shield to fit the optical exam equipment instead of Dr. Amanda's head. Thanks to Kayla Cantrell's Engineering Class and our partners at Buchanan County Career Technology and Higher Learning Center, BGCCA was able to fit all of Virginia Eye Care Clinic's exam room equipment with protective shields

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E4USA Students Design Accessible Learning Tool

(Feb 12, 2020) — When teachers in the Life Skills class at Whitemarsh Elementary School needed some help to make a tool more accessible for one of their students, they turned to Plymouth Whitemarsh High School (PWHS). The team needed a keyguard for a communication device to help Jamir isolate and select words on an iPad.

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PWHS Partners with Virginia Tech to Pilot New Engineering Class

(Sept 4, 2019) — In June, Plymouth Whitemarsh High School (PWHS) Science Teacher Jim Muscarella attended the American Society of Engineering Education conference in Tampa to present on the PWHS engineering curriculum that's been more than a dozen years in the making. However, Mr. Muscarella had a higher goal in mind and left Florida as a key member of an exclusive pilot program working to establish national standardized high school courses in engineering through an initiative called E4USA (Engineering For Us All). 

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Consensus for First-of-its-Kind Pre-College Engineering Course

(Jan 16, 2019)  In a sustained effort to further Engineering for US All (E4USA), a pilot program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and led by the University of Maryland (UMD), approximately 140 representatives from more than 100 high schools, colleges, and universities convened at the E4USA Engineering Curriculum Workshop in College Park, Maryland, December 10–12. The workshop provided an opportunity for preschool through 12th grade (P–12) engineering education stakeholders to partner with the E4USA team to develop the first national standardized high school course in engineering.

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UMD to Lead Milestone NSF High School Engineering Pilot Course

(Oct 1, 2018) – With a nearly $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the University of Maryland will lead a first-of-its-kind nationwide pre-college course on engineering principles and design. The pilot program, entitled Engineering For US All (E4USA), will test the effectiveness of a standardized educational curriculum across multiple states. The course is intended to lead to an eventual pathway for high school students to earn college credit.

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