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QEP Resources Funds K–12 STEM Program in Texas

Written by Bill Laurienti

We are always impressed with industry leaders who support STEM education in their communities.

This fall the students in Grady Independent School District in Texas will return to school to find a SmartLab HQ—all thanks to a generous grant from QEP Resources, a oil and gas exploration company.

Read more about the Grady SmartLab and the generous support from QEP Resources.

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.

Case Study

Going beyond STEM to teach essential skills

When the team at Jewell Houston Academy, a magnet school in Texas, looked for a STEM program, they wanted one that would not only engage students in STEM careers but could also teach conflict-resolution, problem-solving, collaboration, and communication skills.

Read about how the SmartLab HQ impacted both learners and enrollment.