The Coronado High School STEM program will expose and educate students in the various STEM fields. The program will promote STEM engineering, robotics, and agriculture while incorporating CTE certifications.
BM 5- Strength in having open access to all rigorous STEM courses.
BM 2-Strength in the Increase of the number of girls in STEM education. We are doing this by joining with higher education groups such as the Texas Tech Society of Women Engineers, strong outreach to girls, girls STEM club, Hack the Room program, etc.
BM 6-Strength by the intentional outreach with community groups for STEM. AP/PreAP Parents night, Math Parents night, STEM parents night, engineering night, strong Advisory Board.
BM 2-Summer Bridge Program was a definite strength and will be increases next summer.
Culinary ServSafe Food Handlers
Accounting: Quick Books
Help with grant writing is needed to promote some of these programs.
School is replacing the smart board and adding Chrome books for all teachers, so additional technical training is needed
Continued help with the Advisory Board development.
School needs additional calculators and is looking for funding resources.
School is replacing the smart board and adding Chrome books for all teachers.
Help with internships/job shadowing.
Numerous changes on campus and teachers are becoming resistant to change. School is an AP Capstone school, AVID National training Site, iPad roll out for all teachers, new Watson Technology campus, STEM Academy, New Tech possible school.
School has added numerous amounts of training in PBL, technology, AP trainings, AVID trainings, etc. to address the negative attitude from some of the teachers. They will attempt to add new programs to the new teachers. Veterans are the resistant ones.
AP training for all AP teachers
Engineering Your World training for years one and two.
EPIC training for senior Engineering course with Purdue University.
Technology is being replaced throughout the school .
Coronado is an AP Capstone school.
Board is made up of Engineering firms, Texas Society f Engineers, Tech College of Education, South Plains College, Tech Agriculture, local dentists, Chick Fil A, Dean of Graduate school, Middle school representatives from 3 middle schools, parents, state representatives, mayors office, school board representative, central office, etc.
District provides numerous trainings in the various areas, site specific training for high school and feeder middle schools in PBL development leading toward becoming a New Tech School.
College going culture is strong at Coronado.
Counselors work with the students to coordinate the dual credit courses to lead to the college degree plan chosen by each student.
There is also the EPIC capstone project in Engineering that the school is offering for the first time this year to complete their engineering pathway. The teacher received training last summer from Purdue University who is working with the teacher to coordinate the project/course.
High school students also mentor the middle school students.
All CTE clubs and organizations.
NHS, Student Council, AVID, Foreign Language clubs, UIL athletics, UIL academics
Texas Tech and South Plains College provide strong support for the programs at Coronado. Numerous field experiences for the students including the visits to engineering department, etc.
Robotics Pathway: Principles of Applied engineering, Robotics I, Robotics II, PBR
Engineering Pathway: Principles of Applied Engineering, Engineering Design/Prob. Solving, Engineering Math, Internship/STEM
Developing Agriculture STEM Pathway: Principles of Ag,
Texas Tech University is a huge partner in engineering/robotics and education. They provide speakers, support, and field experiences for the engineering and robotics students.