Nominate Now

It’s that time of the year!

We understand this school year has been a huge challenge for students, parents, and teachers. In a year that has zoomed by, STTE and CREEED are pausing and committing to continue the annual educator recognition initiative that creatively awards teachers for their hard work!

This year’s award ceremony will be hosted virtually and broadcasted on both KVIA (an ABC affiliate) and SayWhat.tv

Please take time to nominate an educator!

Augment Your Science Fair Projects

Are you in middle or high school and want to experience the science fair like never before? Thanks to Microsoft and El Paso Electric, STTE is launching the world’s first-ever augmented reality science fair. Students will compete and win cash prizes and have the clout to reign the king or queen of ARSF. 

SayWhat.tv

SayWhat.TV Exclusive: Women's History Month Show: Find out who beat cancer and will be the youngest American with a prosthesis to enter space. Can you guess who the first nun to hold a voting position? Check out the new woman powerhouse org that is helping inspire young girls. They even provide community service opportunities for young girls.

Calling ms/HS Business Students

Attention middle and high school business teachers and students in the Borderplex region: Do you have a business idea that solves a problem? New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center and El Paso’s STTE Foundation want to hear your solutions!

The challenge runs from February 7 to May 22, 2021, and there is no registration fee to join. Spaces are limited to the first 100 competitors.

There are three stages for the 100 Day Challenge starting with Stage 1.

Stage 1 – The first hundred participants who submit their 60-second virtual pitch will receive a $5 gift card.

Teachers who have ten student pitches enter Stage 1 will be entered into a raffle for a $100 stipend.

100 DAY CHALLENGE

Strategic Goals

1. 100% Digital literacy for youth by 2030
2. Increase Percentage of students going into STEAM Fields
3. Entrepreneurship: Number of participants in Innoventure, TechStars, STEAMX

Sun City Challenge

Check Out What Renewable Energy Innovations

High School Students created in Virtual Reality

Teams designed a Historic Landmark, a Smart Neighborhood

and a Solar Star Mountain Tourist Education Center

Helping Students
and Educators

In order to compete on a global scale, the Borderplex Region must continue to support efforts that develop, deploy, and advance educational programs and initiatives focused on harvesting youth entrepreneurship ecosystems and technology comprehension. Support towards these efforts will help prepare the next generation on future opportunities and challenges the economy will face. STTE Foundation is committed to enhancing the regional economy through educational programs, maximizing meaningful partnerships, and embracing family support mechanisms for the next twenty-years.

Programs

Our programs, initiatives and summer camps provide middle, high schools and college students the opportunity to learn while solving real-world problems.

Partners

We are truly thankful to our many partners for their generous support. STTE would not be able to make a generational impact without the trust and buy-in from our partners. 

Educators

Educators are critical influencers that help shape the future and the success of STTE programs and initiatives. At STTE we make it a point to recognize educators for their meaningful work.

About

Our programs, initiatives and summer camps provide middle, high schools and college students the opportunity to learn while solving real-world problems.

Board

Our board of directors consists of regional leaders both dynamic and passionate about helping drive success through technology education. 

Team

In order to inspire change, you need a progressive team that cares about impacting the future. Take a look inside STTE and who is helping motivate youth.

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STTE BY THE NUMBERS

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STTE Reports

2019 Annual Report

2019 Q3 Report

2019 Q2 Report

2019 STEAMX Report

Meet our board

With over 20 years of experience in developing ecosystems, Dr. Pallares, Adventure Capitalist is the founding member for the STTE Foundation.

Dr. Beto Pallares

President

Noah Carp STTE Board Member
With over 20 years of experience in education, technology, and professional services firms, Noah's successful career in finance, operations, and strategic planning leadership roles has spanned non-private, privately held, and public companies. Noah is passionate about addressing the gaps of inequity that continue to exist in our education systems.

NOah CARP

Board member

Kathryn Hansen, Arrowhead Center’s Director, has extensive experience in management of programs and in business and technology development. She has managed large technology development contracts for both the private and public sector.

Kathryn Hansen

Board member

Alysha Swann is a UTEP alumn and Operations Manager at Workforce Solutions Borderplex. Alysha has a proven track record and a passion for serving youth.

Alysha Swann

Board Member

Districts Who Support STTE

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