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PAST works collaboratively with educators, businesses and industry to co-create innovative strategies designed to give real meaning to educational content through …

• School design for districts
• Professional development for educators
• Hybrid teaching models as innovative teaching methods
• Student programs, design challenges & workshops
• Learning Labs in partnership with business & industry
• Ethnographic analytical tools to provide statistical research

Immersive PD Opportunities

Additive Manufacturing Summer Institute

Over four weeks in June, students and teachers are invited to participate in a dynamic, rapid paced course that covers four areas of additive manufacturing – CAD, Welding, 3D Printing and Assembly.  The immersive program prepares students for college pathways in Additive Manufacturing, while providing teachers with professional development for bringing effective and engaging coursework back to school.  The Summer Institute also preps students and teachers to earn industry recognized certification.

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"over the past 10 years, growth in STEM jobs was three times as fast as growth in non- STEM jobs and the top 10 BA majors with the highest earnings are in STEM fields."

- STEM: Good Jobs Now and for the Future, U.S. Department of Commerce


Evidence of Learning

PAST Innovation Lab designs and develops innovative, meaningful and culturally relevant programs and practices to engage students. We have collaborated with educators, businesses and industry nationwide to create innovative strategies designed to give real meaning to educational content.

seeing is believing

Online Learning

PAST offers a variety of dynamic Online courses for educators of every field in all grade levels on relevant, innovative topics that connect theory to practice. Designed for individual or group participants, courses are delivered through a combination of instructional podcasts, videos and live virtual class meetings.

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Bridge Programs

The PAST Bridge Program team builds summer programs, design challenges, and after school programs that engage students in collaboration with professionals and community partners for real world issues.

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School Design

The PAST School Design team approaches learning from a transdisciplinary stance using principles of design and build programs that address real world issues and engage students and teachers in a learning partnership.
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Knowledge Capture

The PAST Knowledge Capture Team conducts internal (in-house) and external evaluation, monitoring program reliability through a culturally relevant, mixed methods approach. Our ethnographic methodology includes structured observations, interviews, focus groups, questionnaires and online surveys. We report out through engaging presentations that demonstrate your work.

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