MHTA – The first public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards is available for review from now until June 1. Minnesota is one of a few states recruited to help draft the standards. State education leaders are especially interested in hearing from business and technology professionals.
Draft science standards available for review
Member discount available to Tech.2012
MHTA – Members of the Minnesota High Tech Association can receive a 50 percent discount on The Collaborative Tech.2012 event on May 22. Tech.2012 The Cloud, Social, Mobile, Consumer, The App Economy & Enterprise is part of The Collaborative’s Vanguard Series and will be held at The Metropolitan beginning at 7:15 a.m.
STEM legislation will strengthen MN’s global competitiveness
MHTA – STEM education and workforce preparation is critical if Minnesota is going to achieve MHTA’s vision of becoming one of the top 5 technology states by 2025. Several education bills passed the Legislature and were signed into law this year that will strengthen Minnesota students’ ability to compete in the global economy and prepare them to enter the STEM workforce.
MN team among national robotics winners
MHTA – A Maplewood high school team took first place at a recent national robotics championship. UC3 was among the teams involved in two days of intense robot gladiator competition in Indianapolis. The winners of the 2012 National Robotics League (NRL) Championships were announced on Sunday, May 6.
State offers tech transactions guide
MHTA – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is offering a new guide for businesses and other organizations that are planning to buy or sell technology.