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Skillpoint Alliance selected for Google Fiber’s new Digital Inclusion Fellowship

Skillpoint Alliance is thrilled to announce that we have been selected as a participant in Google Fiber's first-ever Digital Inclusion Fellowship. As one of two Austin organizations chosen to participate, we're excited to to use our 20 years of expertise, skill and commitment to take on the challenge of narrowing the digital divide in Austin. In an ever-increasing digital society, access to the web can open doors of opportunity - from finding housing or employment, to keeping in touch with Continue Reading >

Summer Educator Institutes presented by Skillpoint

This summer, Skillpoint is proud to present two free Educator Institutes in partnership with Transformation Central. The workshops focus on giving administrators, teachers and coaches the tools needed to develop a STEM internship or bring Day of Code to their school.  If you're an educator looking to increase access to science, technology, engineering and math at your campus,  join us for one of our workshops this summer! For more information on each of the Institutes: Day of Code How Continue Reading >

Skillpoint Hosts Science Thursday at Bob Bullock

Skillpoint Alliance hosted a Science Thursday on April 16th, and gave hundreds of students the opportunity to explore the Bullock Museum, watch demonstrations, and participate in hands-on activities with STEM experts from Central Texas Discover Engineering. Skillpoint and CTDE staff  facilitated entertaining activities for more than 1000 kids, allowing them to interact with elements such as the Van de Graaff  Generator, create boats and speed racers, and test various experiments. Senior Continue Reading >