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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

Shark Week Preview Session (PK-2)

Shark Week Preview Session (PK-2)

  • 06/20/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

This session will introduce students to megalodon and other sharks. Children's author Janet Riehecky will provide a recorded presentation and then conduct a live question and answer session. The audience ranges from PK to 2nd Grade. Prerequisites,...

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Shark Week Preview Session (Grades 3-5)

Shark Week Preview Session (Grades 3-5)

  • 06/20/2018 02:00 PM Eastern Time

This session will introduce students to sharks. A panel of experts will interact with the students. The audience ranges from 3rd to 5th Grade. Prerequisites, content, outcomes, and curriculum alignment should be adjusted based on the grade...

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Funeral Service

Funeral Service

  • 10/25/2018 12:00 PM Eastern Time

I will cover the funeral service industry as a whole as well as the evolution it has underwent in the recent years. Also, I will be covering what made me interested in the field as well as what I do in my career.Funerals are becoming more extravagant...

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Live Ship-to-Shore Connection with an Ocean Explorer from E/V Nautilus

Live Ship-to-Shore Connection with an Ocean Explorer from E/V Nautilus

  • 11/15/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

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