DP Engineering Students Show Products at Industry Confab
2017 DPEA Students Attend SOLIDWORKS Convention
Recently, DPEA students attended a four-day conference in Los Angeles, where they showcased a variety of games and prototypes. The DPEA students exhibited their creations alongside the products of industry leaders who use SOLIDWORKS 3D design software.
DPEA Founder and Director Amir Abo-Shaeer spoke at an opening session in front of 5,000 attendees. Abo- Shaeer, DPEA teacher Lyle Harlow, and students also presented in a separate breakout session.
DPEA Open House 2017
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DPEA Program Dubbed a ‘School of the Future’
A NOVA episode on PBS, School of the Future, took an in-depth look at changing educational landscapes across the country, including those inside the DPEA.
DPEA Catches Up With Successful Alumnae
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.
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.
Read the Noozhawk article.
DPEA Grads Head Far and Wide for College
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.
Read the Noozhawk article with interviews of Nathan Alvarez and Megan Handley.
Mechatronics featured on InfiniteThinking.org
The 2015 DPEA Mechatronics project was highlighted on a web series that covers some of the most amazing educational projects across the country.
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.
The Mechatronics project consisted of 50 thousand parts, all made within one school year. The exhibit took “Best in Class” and “Editor’s Choice” Awards at the Faire.
Mr. Shaeer Speaks at Education Conference
Amir Abo-Shaeer spoke at the 2016 Southern California Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) Conference on February 27.
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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:
- Accelerated Academic Program for Leadership and Enrichment / San Marcos High School
- Computer Science Academy / Santa Barbara High School
- Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy (DPEA) / Dos Pueblos High School
- Entrepreneurship Academy / San Marcos High School
- Health Careers Academy / San Marcos High School
- International Baccalaureate / Dos Pueblos High School
- Multimedia Arts and Design Academy / Santa Barbara High School
- Visual Arts and Design Academy / Santa Barbara High School
Additionally, counselors from each of the high schools, Santa Barbara City College, and UC Santa Barbara will be in attendance. There will also be a station for information on the process and timeline for requesting an intradistrict transfer.
This is a short video overview of the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy: