STEM Career Exploration & Training
Naval Base Ventura County
VCOE is committed to cultivating a local STEM workforce creating a talent pipeline with ties to the community who are more likely to remain in careers locally. VCOE Career Education collaborates with Navy commands at Naval Base Ventura County in support of STEM career exploration and training opportunites. The Navy encourages interest in STEM careers to meet the multitude of career opportunities at both Port Hueneme and Point Mugu. A partnership with the U.S. Navy and FIRST Robotics supports FIRST scholarship opportunities to FIRST teams in Ventura County.
A VCOE FIRST Robotics Funding Opportunities Webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Teachers and teams interested in applying for funding to support 2021-2022 team registration and mentor support are encouraged to join the webinar. Please register in advance for this webinar at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PXqeBw95QHGrWnMqBYfr5g
Any teacher or school interested in learning more about FIRST Robotics opportunities is encouraged to contact Anne Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seaglide is an annual classroom activity designed for students to learn to build underwater autonomous vehicles. Teacher training is offered annually, and teachers who participate are provided with Seaglide kits for use in their classrooms. Classroom activities culminate in a spring competition. Learn more at http://seaglide.org/ Teacher training is tentatively scheduled for summer 2021. Teacher applications will be available in spring 2021. Contact VCOE Stem Support Anne Campbell email@example.com for more information about Seaglide activities in Ventura County.
Haas is a generous supporter of FIRST Robotics activities in Ventura County. Haas also supports Manufacturing programs and has awarded grants for manufacturing programs in Ventura County.