Young Women’s STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy's Focus:
The El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) and New Tech Network (NTN) have partnered to implement this innovative program at the Young Women’s Steam Prep Academy. This is the first single-gender Academy in the District and in the New Tech Network! The Young Women's Steam Prep Academy opened it's doors in August 2017, to the first 6th and 7th grade cohorts of students.
With the support of the New Tech Network, the Young Women's Steam Prep Academy provides a STEAM-focused instructional program where students apply their learning to real-world contexts within the framework of Project/Problem-Based Learning (PBL) experiences! Student will also participate extensively in Service Learning opportunities connecting the curriculum to the world around them.
What does STEAM stand for?
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics
New Tech Network's philosophy is based on four principles:
Teaching that Engages- Students participate in Project or Problem Based Learning
Technology that Enables- Every student is provided a laptop and technological tools
Culture that Empowers- The culture is based on Trust, Respect, & Responsibility
Outcomes that Matter- Students are evaluated in the following areas: Knowledge & Thinking; Oral & Written Communication; Agency; and Collaboration.
Click here for the Student Application in ENGLISH
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Upcoming STEAM Preview Nights:
4:30pm to 5:30pm
(With Armendariz Middle School)
2231 Arizona Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79930
If selected to enroll, students are required to:
- Accept the expectations, challenges, and rigors of the program
- Maintain "good standing" in the areas of academic performance, discipline, and attendance
- Participate in collaborative learning environments
- Engage in service learning projects
- Formalizing a 6-12 Professional Plan that supports student learning and development