Contact: Xanthi Soriano, Executive Director, Communications
Phone: (279) 789-1601 • Email: email@example.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 23, 2023
WHEN: Saturday, March 25, 2023 (4:45–8 p.m.)
Museum will be closed for this event. Please call (279) 789-1601 for media access.
WHERE: SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity (MOSAC)
400 Jibboom Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
WHO: Hosted by the Sacramento County Office of Education
WHY: Event designed to celebrate and promote science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and career opportunities, encouraging girls to pursue STEM-related careers
To encourage middle school girls to explore STEM education and career opportunities, the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) is hosting its second annual “Girls in STEM” event at the SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity (MOSAC).
Attendees will enjoy inspiring presentations by women in the STEM field, including Jasmine Myles, Bio-Consumables Production Manager for Agilent Technologies in Folsom. Students will also enjoy STEM-related activities, including:
- programming a Cutebot (a robot kit for education) to move and interact within the environment
- using mathematical proportions and chemical processes to create an aromatic, effervescence sphere
- experiencing an interactive simulation, highlighting the local benefits of trees
Students will also have an opportunity to discuss career opportunities with community partners while touring the museum.
About the Sacramento County Office of Education
The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE), plays a leadership role in the delivery of quality education to the students in Sacramento County, which is home to the California state capital comprising 1.4 million residents and seven cities. SCOE directly educates more than 30,000 children and adults each year—including thousands of district teachers who attend training sessions and workshops. It provides support services to more than 247,000 students in 13 school districts, four of which are some of the state’s largest. SCOE provides technical assistance, curriculum and instructional support, staff development, legal and financial advice, and oversight to Sacramento County school districts. Its programs and services are available to schools, districts, and other county offices of education across the region.
Considered a leader of the Capital Service Region—a 10-county area consisting of Alpine, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba Counties—SCOE is one of 58 county offices of education in California. Approximately 650 regular and more than 950 temporary and substitute SCOE staff work year-round providing services which complement and supplement those offered by public school districts in Sacramento County.
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