Watsonville High School freshmen Idzel Cano and Brianna Flores are students participating in “Tech Teach,” part of Watsonville TEC (also known as ITEST project Animando a Estudiantes con Technologia), as high school instructors who teach middle school students computer
Hosted by Pajaro Valley Unified School District, the Seeds of Change event was part party, part showcase for programs sponsored by the district and agencies, ranging from the YMCA to city Parks and Community Services.
Launched in 2007 by ETR Associates, a Scotts Valley-based nonprofit focused on health, education and social service issues, Watsonville TEC (also known as ITEST project Animando a Estudiantes con Technologia) has grown from a small program serving middle school girls (known
The under-representation of Latinos in fields like computer science and engineering troubled Watsonville TEC director Jacob Martinez and led him into a career where he teaches technology to students as early as the fifth grade.
Watsonville High junior Stephanie Barraza won a national award for Aspirations in Computing from the National Center for Women and Information Technology in December.
Watsonville High School sophomore Stephanie Barraza has won the prestigious Bay Area Award for Aspirations in Computing from the National Center for Women & Information Technology for her work with Watsonville TEC, also known as ITEST project Animando a Estudiantes con
Presenters: Jacob Martinez, Project Director, Watsonville TEC, Animando a Estudiantes con Technologia (AET); Patrik Lundh, Education Researcher, SRI International, Girls InnovaTE3