With the skills gap on the minds of most industrial leaders, it’s imperative to get the next generation interested high-tech jobs for the future. For this reason, there’s been a major push throughout the nation to expose more school-age children to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) subjects. The hope is that by showing them the many options and opportunities that are out there, more kids will become interested in pursuing these subjects later in life as careers.
To promote STEM education here in Florida, Governor Scott recently announced a major investment to create a paid summer residency program for STEM teachers. 45 companies throughout the state have pledged support, including Shaw Development. We’re joining the ranks of well known and respected industrial leaders including Duke Energy, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, and dozens of others in support of this program. Continue reading “Shaw Development Supports STEM Summer Residency Program”