JOHN KENNETT - MIDLAND DAILY NEWS
Educating the next generation of workers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is vital across the nation and in the Great Lakes Bay Region, as demand for employees in these areas is increasing.
Desiring to help fill that demand, Engineering For Kids/Great Lakes Bay Region has opened a new learning center at 324 S. Saginaw Road, on the corner of Saginaw and Rodd Street.
“In a globally competitive economy, employers of all shapes and sizes are increasingly seeking workers skilled in science, technology, engineering and math. There is a mismatch between projected future jobs requiring STEM skills and the projected supply of qualified workers to fill them. Engineering For Kids seeks to be a major part of the solution to this problem by fostering these skills in young children,” co-owner Diego Santos said.READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE