DPEA on NOVA

The September 14 episode of NOVA titled "School of the Future" will feature footage of the DPEA.

Recent Grads Speak

Recent graduates from the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy’s class of 2016 will be fanning out across the country (and the world) to attend college this fall.

DPEA Alumni

DPEA alumni can be found in engineering and tech firms, from startups to large established corporations, both here in Santa Barbara County and across the country.

Social Media

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DPEA Catches Up With Successful Alumnae

This month, DPEA Executive Director Rebecca Summers caught up with two alumni--Emily Williams and Erika Eskenazi--who are finding success as engineers, one in New York City and another in Austin, Texas.

DPEA Grads Head Far and Wide for College

Read the Noozhawk article with interviews of Nathan Alvarez and Megan Handley. 

DPEA to be Featured on NOVA

Watch it on PBS at 9 pm on Wednesday, September 14.

 

Mechatronics featured on InfiniteThinking.org

Last spring, DPEA seniors took the 2015 Carousel of Physics to the Bay Area Makers Fair. There, they talked with many people, including interviewers from Infinitethinking.org, which strives to inspire innovative learning environments by showcasing them on their web series.

Mr. Shaeer Speaks at Education Conference

Our DPEA Director spoke about the positive impacts of adding Art to a STEM curriculum to create an integrated STEAM curriculum. He shared how the DPEA's projects draw upon a variety of disciplines and give students the opportunity to develop authentic products. Amir spoke with many individuals about their programs and shared wisdom about how to innovate within the public school system in California. He also had the opportunity to give advice to college students who wanted to know how to gain more technical experience as they develop original products.

Visit us on Social Media!

We post frequently on all of our social media channels. We also have a newly-created blog that features student-written pieces. Get the latest information about all of our DPEA activities! 

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Febuary 6th DPEA Open House

We invite the public to view the Carousel of Physics

Santa Barbara Unified School District High School Academy Showcase

The Santa Barbara Unified School District's 3rd annual High School Academy Showcase will take place at 4:30-6:30 pm on Thursday, January 14 in the Dome at Earl Warren Showgrounds. Educators and students from the following academies will be on hand to share information and answer questions:

DPEA Won a Grand Prize in the Santa Barbara Holiday Parade

Since the DPEA won the "Most Themed Entry" award in the Santa Barbara Holiday Parade, we are considered the Grand Prize winners, and we have been awarded $250 and a nice plaque. Thank you to all of the DPEA students and parents who participated! Here is what was read about DPEA during the parade:
 

DPEA Forges Innovative Partnership with Adams and Crane

Teachers from both Crane and Adams Elementary School are working at the DPEA in order to bring DPEA teaching techniques back to their schools' new design centers. 

Read the Santa Barbara Independant article here.