Nevada Higher Education Institutions Partner with Tesla on Robotics Academy For Teachers

unlv | April 16, 2019

The Desert Research Institute (DRI), UNLV, and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) are partnering with Tesla to help Nevada’s teachers go from curious to confident in coaching robotics programs.The Robotics Academy of Nevada – a new statewide professional development program funded by Tesla’s K-12 Education Investment Fund – will launch this summer, facilitated by DRI’s PreK-12 STEM education and outreach program, Science Alive, in partnership with the Colleges of Engineering at UNLV and UNR. The Academy is comprised of two weeklong teacher trainings to help 200 middle and high school teachers learn to coach robotics programs at their schools. Participating teachers will also receive mentor support throughout the year. UNLV’s academy is scheduled for May 28-June 1 and will be led by faculty and students from the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, College of Education, and Lee Business School.

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