iSTEM Geauga Early College High School, located on Auburn Career Center’s campus at 8140 Auburn Rd. in Concord Twp., will celebrate is grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
This is an opportunity for the community to tour the facility, learn about iSTEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and meet the staff. Light appetizers and refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.
“We’re excited to celebrate the grand opening and showcase our new school to the community. iSTEM works with local businesses to provide students with skills to make them career and college ready after graduation. Our unique setting and curriculum gives students’ hands-on experience develops students’ abilities to solve real-world problems, to ultimately assist them in reaching their potential,” said Dr. Trista Linden-Warren, CEO/Superintendent of iSTEM Geauga Early College High School. “We welcome the community to join us to celebrate this monumental occasion.”
iSTEM Geauga Early College High School was made possible through a $5.9 million Straight A grant. It is a tuition free, public school open to any incoming freshmen or sophomores. It received Ohio STEM designation and is a member of the Ohio STEM Learning Network. With a demand for highly skilled professionals in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math, also known as STEM careers, iSTEM Geauga Early College High School has a focus on cultivating its student’s education to help meet the future demands of the workforce.
Interested eighth grade and current nineth grade students can spend a day at iSTEM and get a hands-on feel for iSTEM by attending classes, meeting current students and touring the facilities during our Tuesday Shadow Program. The shadowing program runs through Dec. 9.
Local business partners provide an integral role in iSTEM by helping to prepare students to be workforce ready. If you are interested in becoming a partner in enhancing our community with workforce and college ready students, iSTEM welcomes your contribution. Please join us on Nov. 17 to learn how!
For additional information about the grand opening celebration or iSTEM, please click here or call 440-358-8038.