The mission of the Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Academy at Skyline High School is to help students realize their potential for success in STEM careers by supporting their exploration of STEM related fields, by encouraging the development of 21st-Century skills, and by providing them with a head start in pursuing their post-secondary education.

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For more information about applying for STEM next year, please
contact STEM Academy Director Travis O'Hair

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The Skyline High School STEM Academy has a unique partnership with the University of Colorado’s College of Engineering. Graduate students, deployed through the TEAMS Program, work directly with Skyline High School faculty in course development and instruction geared towards producing tomorrow’s problem solvers. High performing students graduating from the Skyline High School STEM Academy have the ability to earn guaranteed admission into the University of Colorado’s College of Engineering.

Workforce Boulder County (WfBC), a division of Boulder County community services,offers a range of resources that help connect job seekers and employers. WfBC’s youth program assists Boulder county’s young adults (ages 14-21) to explore careers, improve job search skills, and provide scholarships for secondary education and training. Workforce Boulder County has partnered with students at Skyline High School to research and create new and engaging ways to reach young clients, and to deliver information regarding career exploration, job search training, and job skills training. Students at Skyline high are helping to create innovative and engaging web based tools to help WfBC serve our community better. WfBC is a proud partner of the STEM academy at Skyline High school and looks forward to future partnerships!


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STEM Forms & Resources

Travis O'Hair
Innovation Center Program Manager
Skyline High School STEM Director
ohair_michael@svvsd.org
720-494-3969 x57986
     
Scott Duckworth
STEM Teacher
Amanda Giuliani
STEM Teacher
Richard Guenther
Computer Science
Andrea Loh
STEM Teahcer
   

Christine Vadovszki
STEM Teacher


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STEM Academy Description

Skyline High School STEM courses are designed so that students have the opportunity to develop multi-cultural relationships within teams to collaboratively solve problems and to develop leadership skills. Hence, the courses not only improve the academic component of the students’ lives but also provide valuable life lessons that can be applied to solve tomorrow’s problems in the real world.

The Skyline High School STEM Academy has a unique partnership with the University of Colorado’s College of Engineering. Graduate students from this program work directly with Skyline High School faculty in course development and instruction geared towards producing tomorrow’s problem solvers. High performing students graduating from the Skyline High School STEM Academy have the ability to earn guaranteed admission into the University of Colorado’s College of Engineering.

STEM students will:

      • Utilize advanced technology and equipment in their STEM courses.
      • Investigate a wide variety of STEM related fields such as robotics, biotechnology, renewable energy & sustainable living, assistive technologies, structural engineering, biomechanical engineering, computer science, and many more.
      • Interact with professional scientists and engineers through the Skyline High School STEM Academy lecture series.
      • Design and build advanced engineering projects in St. Vrain Valley’s only Integrated Design Laboratory (IDL), in conjunction with our advanced Fabrication Laboratory (FabLab).
      • Collaborate with local businesses and industry through job shadows and internships.
      • Create an independent senior design project for presentation to, and evaluation by Skyline High School’s STEM Advisory Board and community members.
      • Earn a STEM certificate upon graduation signifying a readiness for success in post-secondary education



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