NYSUT members were immersed in the high-tech industry when NYSUT hosted and served as primary sponsor of the SEMI High Tech U Teacher Edition at NYSUT headquarters Aug. 23 and 24.
"NYSUT has long recognized the importance of preparing students to meet the demands of today's high-tech work force, and we are proud to once again host this important professional development program from which teachers and students will significantly benefit," said NYSUT Vice President Maria Neira.
Twenty-five teachers and counselors divided their time between, lecture, hands-on experiments and curriculum integration review. They received a birds-eye view of a semiconductor chip wafer, simulated the complicated production process used in microelectronics and solar electronics, and found out what makes the chemical element silicon so special.
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