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Special Edition • STEAM Fest 2018 • Issue 13

Get Ready to Grow!

GRTG Issue 13


 Arts Integration in the Preschool Classroom

 Date: Mondays, February 25 - March 25, 2019

 Description: If you live in or near the Belle Glade area, you may be
 interested in a new training opportunity! Sponsored in partnership with
 the Florida Alliance for Arts Education,  this training will provide early
 childhood educators with hands-on activities, strategies and tools to
 more effectively teach core curriculum through arts integration.


Spotlight Issue 13

STEAM Fest 2018 A Huge Success!

By Kat Lai

Palm Beach State College's Institute of Excellence in Early Care and Education partnered with the College's professors, clubs, and students, and the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium to create and host its first STEAM Festival on September 22, 2018. The Institute's STEAM program is funded by PNC Grow Up Great and the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County.
STEAM Fest 2018 drew more than 800 people to the Lake Worth campus of Palm Beach State College!

What You Need to Know about STEAM Fest 2018
Watch this video to view all of the highlights from STEAM Fest 2018, held on September 22, 2018 at the Lake Worth campus.



Close-Up Issue 13

Congratulations to Carmen Vazquez, lead teacher and leader of the STEAM Team at Delray Beach's Village Academy,
on earning a bachelor's degree in early care & education from Florida Atlantic University,
this past summer!

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Director: Dr. Grace Kolbe          Editor: Janell Carroll


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