New York, NY, October 15, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Monsignor Scanlan High School, a leading Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school, announced today that it has been selected for the Amazon Future Engineer Pathway STEM Program in Partnership with Edhesive.
The STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) program is being launched in the 2018-2019 academic year in partnership with Amazon and Edhesive and helps students develop a foundational understanding in core computer science and programming concepts. Only a fraction of students are learning computer science, and fewer study it today than a decade ago. This full-year course is designed to inspire students in computer science and develop their understanding of how technology and computer science can impact and shape our world.
The courses that are being offered in the 2018-2019 academic year are: Introduction to Computer Coding and Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science.
“We are thrilled to offer this new STEM program, which will prepare students for a rapidly changing technological world,” said Ms. Jennifer Tulipano, Monsignor Scanlan H.S. Science Chairperson. Monsignor Scanlan High School. “Whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly hinge upon understanding how technology works, in addition to their ability to problem solve, reason, and think creatively,” added Tulipano.
About Monsignor Scanlan High School
Located on a picturesque 13-acre campus in the Throggs Neck section of the Bronx minutes from the Whitestone Bridge, Monsignor Scanlan High School is a leading Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school with a strong emphasis on academic achievement. It is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges and offers challenging Advanced Placement Courses and college credit through a partnership with St. John’s University. Scanlan boasts championship athletic teams and notable alumni whose professional backgrounds span business, the arts, academia, professional sports and civic service. Its student body of over four-hundred excels in an environment of high academic expectations and performance. Visit www.scanlanhs.edu to learn more.
About Edhesive Edhesive brings STEM to schools in a way that is effective, affordable and easy to adopt. We provide online curriculum from recognized experts, student supports, teacher tools and resources, and professional development. Edhesive's mission to dramatically increase access to the highest-quality STEM and computer science courses has reached more than 1,000 schools in 48 states nationwide. For the past four years. Students who completed our courses have outperformed students on the AP Computer Science exams.