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The Union Point STEAM Academy is the first, rural K-8 STEAM school in Georgia!
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About the STEAM Academy
Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, Union Point Elementary will become Union Point STEAM Academy for grades Kindergarten, first, and sixth. This STEAM school is open to students at all levels of academic achievement. S.T.E.A.M. is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, and a STEAM School focuses on these subjects to help students gain the skills required to succeed in today’s challenging world. Focus is on: the ability to think critically and solve complex problems
The STEAM curriculum will also foster a science and mathematics-rich environment starting in kindergarten to assist in developing students who will do well in these subject areas at higher levels. Accelerated science and math courses will also be offered to increase the rigor and set students on a pathway that will allow them to complete college level courses in high school and place them at an advantage when competing for the high-tech, high-wage jobs of the future. Currently, science and engineering jobs are growing 70 percent faster than other occupations.
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UPSA STEAM Governance Board meetings will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30PM in the media center at Union Point STEAM Academy.
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The mission of Union Point Elementary is to promote a safe, challenging, and nurturing environment that will develop life long learners who are prepared to meet the challenges of a culturally diverse society.
The mission of Union Point STEAM Academy is to sustain a culture of high expectations that connects students, parents, and team members to a shared purpose of educating our students in an academically challenging environment, which emphasizes the joy of learning on a daily basis and promotes growth and achievement.
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