Technology

STEM Education Support Key to Diverse Workforce of Tomorrow

Job openings in science, engineering, technology and math (STEM) fields are increasing rapidly in Washington state. Local organizations like GWATA and the Apple STEM network work with school districts and Wenatchee Valley College to help train the workforce of tomorrow. But how can organizations and schools across the state make sure underserved students are represented…

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Local Schools Hosting ‘Hour of Code’ As Part Of Computer Science Awareness Week

This year millions of schools, including dozens in North Central Washington, will take part in activities to raise awareness about opportunities for Computer Science Education, by participating in activities and events like Hour of Code during Computer Science Awareness week December 3-7. The Hour of Code began as a one-hour coding challenge to give students…

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Wednesday’s GWATA Luncheon All About Tech-Savy Businesses, Teachers, Students

GWATA will recognize 33 innovators from North Central Washington during the 18th Annual Innovator Awards Luncheon this Wednesday, Sept. 26. The nominees were submitted by the community for their innovation and accomplishments in entrepreneurship, technology, and education, said Jenny Rojanasthian, GWATA’s Executive Director. She said the luncheon celebrates the drive, passion, and spirit of innovators in…

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GWATA Innovators Awards To Highlight Local Tech Businesses, Teachers, Students

GWATA will recognize 33 innovators from North Central Washington during the 18th Annual Innovator Awards Luncheon Sept. 26. The nominees were submitted by the community for their innovation and accomplishments in entrepreneurship, technology, and education, said Ron Brown, GWATA Board President. He said the luncheon celebrates the drive, passion, and spirit of innovators in the…

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Tesla Car Chargers Coming To Leavenworth, Potentially Chelan

The company synonymous with electric vehicles (EVs) is setting up charging stations in North Central Washington. And like another company on the forefront of cutting edge technology, Apple, their products are proprietary. What does more Tesla chargers mean for both locals in and tourists to NCW? Marcus Bellissimo reports.   Photo: tesla.com/supercharger

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