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STEM and Career Readiness

STEM Innovation at SWDCSC

Southwest Dubois County School Corporation is giving our students opportunities for learning with our STEM Education Works Innovation Labs and the 4T Program to enhance education. These initiatives aim to provide students with a comprehensive and innovative learning experience, equipping them with valuable skills for the future. By integrating state-of-the-art technology and hands-on training, the school corporation prepares students for success in an ever-changing world.

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Innovation Labs

The STEM Education Works Innovation Labs at Holland Elementary School, Huntingburg Elementary School, and Southridge Middle School give our students opportunities to learn in interdisciplinary project-based learning in dynamic spaces that provide practical exploration of STEM concepts.

The labs offer a practical, hands-on approach to STEM education by combining curriculum aligned with standards and cutting-edge technologies. Our goal with the Innovation Lab is to equip students with critical-thinking, problem-solving, and technical skills necessary for success in their future endeavors.

4T Academy

This program offers a hands-on learning experience and a cutting-edge curriculum to help students explore manufacturing as a potential career path. Juniors and seniors will study a custom-tailored curriculum and gain firsthand industry exposure alongside experts from the largest auto-manufacturer globally, Toyota. Seniors even have the opportunity for a paid internship. The 4T Academy provides valuable visibility into manufacturing careers, regardless of whether students plan to attend college, preparing them for various post-graduation options within the region. 

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