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A STEM education benefits many career paths

Jeff Charbonneau of Washington’s Zillah High School and the 2013 National Teacher of the Year, believes the key to success in nearly every field is having a solid understanding in the STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – fields.

“Whether you’re interested in a career in computers, business, law, architecture, education, medicine, construction, or just about any other subject, being grounded in STEM is invaluable,” Charbonneau says.

Charbonneau, a Central Washington University alumnus, who has taught physics, chemistry and engineering classes at Zillah for more than 15 years, says learning STEM subjects can provide a basic understanding of the principles behind other subjects which on the surface might not seem science related.

Read more of the article in the Seattle Times.

March 27, 2017