Intel’s Investment in Oakland Schools Strengthens Science, Engineering Programs
In 2015, Intel Corporation announced a five-year, $5 million investment with Oakland Unified School District to improve computer science and engineering programs at Oakland Tech and McClymonds high schools. Enrollment in computer science classes has seen a 14-times increase two years into the program. The collaboration will affect 2,300 students and graduate 600 in the disciplines. The initiative is multifaceted, with programs for students including work-based learning, mentoring and internships, along with education and awareness for parents, and professional development support for teachers.
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), a leader in the semiconductor industry, is shaping the data-centric future with computing and communications technology that is the foundation of the world’s innovations. The company’s engineering expertise is helping address the world’s greatest challenges as well as helping secure, power and connect billions of devices and the infrastructure of the smart, connected world – from the cloud to the network to the edge and everything in between. Find more information about Intel at newsroom.intel.com and intel.com.