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For Educators

Founded with support from long-time board member Ann S. Bowers, The Bowers Institute at The Tech provides professional development support to educators and education organizations offering digital lesson plans and professional learning through a multi-year intensive program, The Tech Academies. These programs are designed to build educator skills and confidence with cutting-edge tools for STEM teaching.

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Deep, local connections through The Tech Academies

We’re building model programs for teaching STEM in Silicon Valley’s underserved communities. Educator Fellows engage in a collaborative process to design problem-solving experiences for their learners.

Education resources for impact regionally, nationally and internationally

Developing STEM facilitation skills and confidence through engaging online training, custom professional development workshops, and our library of comprehensive activity guides.

STEM Pathways

The STEM Pathways committee is comprised of cross-sector partners who are co-designing a system of connected, effective mentoring and career pathway supports and services to connect local marginalized youth to Silicon Valley careers.