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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

Healthcare Industry Chat and Virtual Tour

Healthcare Industry Chat and Virtual Tour

  • 08/22/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

This presentation from multiple Healthcare companies is geared toward educating individuals searching for a career and/or adult learners about careers in Healthcare and the educational pathways to enter those careers. The presentation is brought...

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How to Turn Criticism into Useful Feedback

How to Turn Criticism into Useful Feedback

  • 09/10/2018 12:00 PM Eastern Time

This session will help you take the sting out of criticism and teach you how to get important feedback you can use to become better at what you do. Do you have a hard time receiving feedback? How we deal with feedback impacts the way we move forward...

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Going with the Flow: Social Emotional Learning through Poetry

Going with the Flow: Social Emotional Learning through Poetry

  • 09/13/2018 02:30 PM Eastern Time

This session is designed to integrate poetry with elements of therapy into social emotional learning settings.  I want students to gain a better understanding of what is going on inside their own head, and explore how to use poetry as a form of...

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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: Sugar Skull Making for Day of the Dead

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: Sugar Skull Making for Day of the Dead

  • 09/18/2018 12:30 PM Eastern Time

Sugar Skull Making El Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican tradition celebrated on the first and second of November. It is a lively celebration of both life and death, during which families come...

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