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SmartLab Learning Recognized as Innovative STEM Program at Republican National Convention

Written by Bill Laurienti

SmartLabs were recognized at this year’s Republican National Convention as an innovative, student-focused STEM program.

Former SmartLab Facilitator Sean Duffy was a guest speaker during Jeb Bush’s address to the RNC convention last night.

While Sean is now a teacher at a Texas high school, he spent the past year serving as the Facilitator in the SmartLab HQ at Englewood High School in Colorado.

Sean credits SmartLab Learning for addressing what students need to learn to become “the next generation of leaders, thinkers, builders, and entrepreneurs.”

We are proud to be an innovative and effective approach to preparing today’s learners for college and career success. Congratulations, Sean.

Watch Sean’s speech or read the transcript.

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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