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Computer Science Programs Continue to Draw Educators

By Krause Center for Innovation | October 10, 2019

KCI recognized the need for computer science professional development programs over four years ago, even as schools and districts were still trying to determine how CS fits within their curriculum…

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KCI Conducts Three Summer Math Programs

By Krause Center for Innovation | October 10, 2019

KCI tripled down on math professional learning programs for educators this summer, with programs geared for 4th-5thgrade teachers, 6th-10thgrade teachers, and a new audience of preservice teachers, earning teaching credentials at…

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KCI’s NGSS Program Supports the New Standards for Science

By Krause Center for Innovation | October 10, 2019

Clunk! Swish! Tong… TONG! These are the sounds participants in the KCI NGSS Program hear as they bump ordinary clothes hangers, connected to short pieces of string, against  different surfaces…

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KCI Makerspace Coordinator Program a Hit

By Krause Center for Innovation | October 10, 2019

Over fifty people are on track to receive their Makerspace Coordinator Certificates after the KCI held three, week-long intensives this summer. The Certificate marks the completion of 18 units of…

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The New MERIT Program 2.0

By Krause Center for Innovation | October 10, 2019

The MERIT program launched with a new name this year: Making Education Relevant through Innovative Teaching. A total of 42 educators from all over the Bay Area, California, and beyond…

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Microsoft Supports CS Program & Workshops

By Krause Center for Innovation | May 6, 2019

For the last three years, KCI’s Computer Science Crash Course for Educators has been a hit with educators who want to learn more about how to integrate CS into their…

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Popular FAME Program Expands to East Bay

By Krause Center for Innovation | May 6, 2019

KCI is extending the reach of its math professional learning program, FAME (Faculty Academy for Mathematics Excellence), for middle and high school teachers. After nine years of recruiting teachers from…

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New KCI Makerspace Initiative: Corporate Team Building

By Krause Center for Innovation | May 6, 2019

KCI was fortunate to receive a two-year grant from the state chancellor’s office through the California Community Colleges Maker Initiative. The grant is coming to an end, and KCI is…

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CIO Program: A New Breed of Education Execs

By Krause Center for Innovation | May 6, 2019

KCI kicked off its first Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) program in summer 2018. Seventeen educators from across the state participated in this 27-unit program that trains educators to fill a…

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