Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind through the partnership with NTID Regional Stem Center is offering schools serving deaf and hard of hearing students within Southeastern states resources on starting Robotics-Vex teams (see flyer below) to participate in tournaments throughout the country, as well as robotics workshops (see flyer below). Please contact Harry Wood for more information.
NTID has established its first NRSC in the Southeast in November 2016 in partnership with the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind, to expand the geographic reach of activities and services supported by NTID, with the goal of improving access to postsecondary STEM education and employment for deaf and hard of hearing students.
The region served by NRSC includes nine Southeastern states:
The Center's activities focus on:
Providing professional development for middle and high school teachers
Developing relationships with business and industry to promote employment opportunities and;
preparing postsecondary students to be successful in STEM