IronCAD inspires students to appreciate science, math and engineering
ATLANTA GA, May 4th 2015 - IronCAD, a leading provider of design productivity solutions, announced their key sponsorship of the GYSTC Georgia Youth Science and Technology Center Program. IronCAD along with other Fortune 500 companies such as Georgia Pacific, AT&T, Georgia Power, IBM and Lockheed Martin are proud to contribute to Georgia education.
IronCAD worked with GYSTC to develop an education curriculum to teach the fundamentals of engineering design. As IRONCAD is intuitive and easy to learn, it serves as an ideal 3D CAD education package for students. IronCAD has donated their flagship product to over 70 public schools in 30 plus counties in Georgia, many in rural and underserved areas. The goal is to inspire students to appreciate STEM subjects and pursue future higher education or career opportunities in engineering. IronCAD introduces students to the use of mechanical 3D design in real world applications.
IronCAD is being recognized for its contribution in education and is one of the guest speaker at the closing ceremony among other distinguished guests such as Dr. Bud Peterson, President of Georgia Institute of Technology, Chancellor Henry Huckaby, University System of Georgia, President Daniel Papp, Kennesaw State University and other community leaders.
GYSTC has been working with teachers in the FY 2015 GYSTC STEM Teacher Academy since August 2014. The main goal of the Academy is to provide teachers the content knowledge and the confidence to transform theories and research into real-world applications while igniting learning and enhancing achievement for students. The Teacher Recognition ceremony held at the Georgia Tech Campus brings together teachers from around the state, school district superintendents, host regional office presidents, political leaders and Board members from several corporations. IronCAD will be conducting an Introduction to Design Collaboration in the morning.
About IronCAD – Based in Atlanta, GA, IronCAD is a leading provider of 3D Design Productivity Solutions that deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction and productivity. Individual components of this solution can be used standalone, complementary within an existing design environment, or can be used together to collaborate effectively throughout the enterprise to extend productivity. Its flagship product IRONCAD has won many industry awards for its innovative technology and leads the industry in its ease of use and design productivity. IronCAD products are being used successfully by thousands of customers worldwide. For more information on IronCAD, call 1-800-339-7304 or visit www.ironcad.com.
About GYSTC – The Georgia Youth Science and Technology Centers is dedicated to promoting student interest and achievement in science and mathematics. In addition, GYSTC strives to enhance teacher quality and student achievement in science and math through a network of 9 regional centers located throughout the Georgia.