STAFFORD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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|Stafford Academy for Technology (STAT)|
Registration is open for STEM/CTE Summer Camps. These camps are open to all students. However, current and entering STAT students who wish to register for Programming and Robotics have first preference. This camp fills quickly, so please register early to insure you can participate. Unfortunately, Advanced Programming and Robotics will not be offered this summer.
If your child has not turned in any part of the application, please contact the counseling office at your child's school to ask that he or she be invited to write his/her statement of interest. (If your child has already turned in any part of the application, he or she will be given a note or reminder to participate.) Students at each middle school will be asked to write their statement of interest during a specified time during the school day. If you have not already done so, please talk with your child about his or her reasons for wanting to enroll in STAT. Students are asked to refer to their educational and career goals when they write this statement.thinking creatively and implementing innovation
STAT is an academically and technically demanding program that will prepare students for success in virtually any field of college study.
Applications are due to the student's middle school counseling office no later than Thursday, March 28. Students must demonstrate interest in the program area to which they are applying; selection is based on grades, teacher recommendations, attendance, SOL scores, activities and the statement of interest.
|Links and Resources|
Stafford Academy for Technology
STAT Overview brochure
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) curriculum for STAT Biomedical Sciences and STAT Engineering
Health and Medical Careers
Information Technology Careers
Other STEM Resources
STEM Alliance Explore Magazine
STEM Alliance career resources
Explore STEM careers through on-line games and activities
Virginia FIRST Robotics
SCPS Career Links
R U Ready? (magazine)
Virginia Education Wizard
State Council for Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) Freshman Profiles for Virginia Colleges and Universities
Germanna Community College Engineering Program (transfer to complete 4-year program)
Germanna Community College Guaranteed Admission Program
My Future, My Way (college planning for middle school students)
|STEM News and Information|
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