With work beginning in early March on the renovations and capital investment to design and repurpose classrooms at Auburn Career Center, for iSTEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Geauga Early College High School. iSTEM Geauga Early College High School is showing off an architectural rendering of what the school will look when doors open in August 2015. The investment will allow existing space at Auburn Career Center to be repurposed for state-of-the-art classrooms. The school will be open for the 2015-16 school year. iSTEM Geauga Early College High School start-up expenses are being funded as part of the $5.9 million Ohio Department of Education Straight A grant, received by the Geauga County Educational Service Center.
When fully operational, iSTEM Geauga Early College High School will serve approximately 80-100 students per grade level from area school districts. The school’s curriculum will be aligned to Ohio’s Learning Standards, as defined by the Ohio Department of Education, and STEM pedagogy. The curriculum is being developed cooperatively, with input from our university and college partners, Ohio Stem Learning Network, corporate sector partners, government/community agencies, and not-for-profit partners.