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Nicholson STEM Academy Announces SmartLab HQ Grand Opening

Written by Bill Laurienti

Chicago Public School’s Nicholson STEM Academy is excited about the grand opening of their SmartLab HQ Innovation Lab.

They’ve got a full day of events planned, including a deep dive where parents and guests will have the chance to take part in STEM activities in the SmartLab HQ.

Nicholson STEM Academy Announces SmartLab Grand Opening

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Bill Laurienti

Bill Laurienti is a Content Marketing Specialist at Creative Learning Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education (English) from Colorado Mesa University and a Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching from the University of California's Rossier School of Education. Bill came to CLS after 10 years in the secondary classroom. He believes SmartLabs are important tools for engaging unengaged students and helping them access careers they might not otherwise have imagined.

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