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NB|STEAM WORKFORCE
EDUCATION

We make it easy for teachers to invite
industry professionals, virtually, into the classroom
to bring real world relevance to learning.

Connecting Classrooms and Experts in New Braunfels and Comal County through our Guest Speaker Portal

Simply put, the purpose of NB|Steam is to bridge education and the New Braunfels/Comal County business community. The goal is to bring students, teachers and the workforce together to encourage students to select Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) careers.

If you are a teacher:

You are joining educators from our community who are utilizing this platform to expand curriculum beyond textbooks into the world of work. Whether you are looking for an architect to model the use of angles and measurements in the development of blueprints, seeking an HR professional to discuss the importance of first impressions, or requesting a professional geo-scientist to analyze rock and soil structure, this platform is for you.

  • Create an account and view what recorded sessions are already available
  • Request to speak with a local scientist, engineer, entrepreneur, computer scientist...

If you are a professional:

The Guest Speaker Portal offers you the opportunity to raise awareness of your corporate brand and take part in developing tomorrow’s workforce. You are joining companies from across the community who are offering their time to area classrooms as guest speakers, project judges, mentors and more.

  • Volunteer to give a presentation on your area of expertise and the kinds of work you do
  • Give a tour of your company or work area
  • Respond to requests for presentations

Featured Upcoming Live Industry Chats

ENGINEERS WEEK: Consulting Engineering

ENGINEERS WEEK: Consulting Engineering

  • 02/20/2018 12:30 PM Eastern Time

I will first explain what engineers are and what they do but this will be a brief introduction of that subject. I will then talk about the market segment of consulting engineers. Consulting engineers only comprise about 10% of all engineers. A...

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Workforce Solutions and CareerSource - Construction Industry

Workforce Solutions and CareerSource - Construction Industry

  • 02/21/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

This presentation from multiple construction companies is geared toward educating adult learners about careers in construction and  the education pathways to enter those careers.

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ENGINEERS WEEK: Chasing the Total Solar Eclipse

ENGINEERS WEEK: Chasing the Total Solar Eclipse

  • 02/21/2018 11:15 AM Eastern Time

Rihana Mungin is a graduate student at Portland State University. Rihana studies fluid dynamics in PSU's Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science. Last summer, Rihana was a member of a PSU engineering team that sent balloons into the...

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ENGINEERS WEEK: Working in Software at Intel

ENGINEERS WEEK: Working in Software at Intel

  • 02/21/2018 01:00 PM Eastern Time

To celebrate National Engineering Week, I will be sharing what it is like to work in Software at Intel. Students will hear about my journey and some of the cool projects I work on now. They will also be lead through an interactive coding session.

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