Bio-Med in Rootstown to become training site

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Bio-Med Science Academy, a year-round public STEM+M high school located on the campus of Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, has been selected by the Ohio STEM Learning Network to serve as one of its regional STEM training center sites.

The Ohio STEM Learning Network training centers were developed to meet the growing demand for STEM professional development and provide educators at every school with the support they need to implement effective STEM education strategies. Each training center site highlights the strengths of the STEM schools in that region, allowing educators to focus on proven and effective STEM education and learning methodologies.

As a training center site, Bio-Med Science Academy will offer training and consultation to teachers all across Ohio in identified areas of expertise, including Google Apps for educators, literacy design collaborative, math design collaborative, restorative practices, and engineering concepts.

A year-round high school, the Academy's course themes are developed based on current trends in science and medicine as well as the research and education being conducted at NEOMED.

For more information on the Academy or to fill out an application for the wait list, visit www.biomedscienceacademy.org or call 330-325-6186.

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