The greater Capital Region - New York's Tech Valley - is full of exciting companies and academic programs that research, manufacture, and supply, new, life-changing products and equipment with a global reach. As STEM-related fields grow in our communities, it's important as educators to encourage your students to explore the career opportunties right in their own backyard.
Your students may already have academic strengths and interests that relate to high tech industries, whether they excel on the field, in the classroom or on the stage, these characteristics can all translate into successful careers. If you're not sure what well-paying, high tech careers are in our region - take the time to explore this site. Expose your students to these industries and get them excited about what's taking place in our region.
Don't sit back! Get to know the high tech industries in our region, as well as the resources, academic programs, and professional development opportunties that are available to excite and engage the students and teachers alike. Check out the Tech Valley Toolbox link for additional information and educator resources.