Day: September 14, 2020

STEM Careers Coalition Partner Spotlight: P&G and ASME

With a focus on equity of access, the STEM Careers Coalition connects industry leaders to activate the power of STEM in support of building a pipeline of innovative problem-solvers to join the STEM workforce of tomorrow. Current coalition members–API, ASME, Boeing, Chevron, P&G, and Microsoft–represent a diverse range of industry sectors spanning energy, technology, aerospace, manufacturing, and consumer package goods. Procter & Gamble (P&G), the world’s largest consumer packaged goods company, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the global leader in career enrichment and skills development across engineering disciplines, are the latest industry leaders to join Discovery Education’s

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Missouri substitute teacher requirements relaxed temporarily

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is temporarily making it easier for people to become substitute teachers in anticipation of a potential shortage because of the pandemic.

The Missouri State Board of Education signed off on letting people with a high school diploma or equivalent complete a 20-hour state-approved substitute teacher online training to become eligible. Before they needed to complete 60 college credit hours for a substitute certificate, the Jefferson City News-Tribune reports.

Frontline Education, the vendor administering the training, said that 734 people have participated in the online training as of Thursday. The training includes topics such as

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