On Friday, March 20, District Seven hosted Madison Middle School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program students at the District Headquarters facility in Tampa. The students were given presentations by Secretary Steinman as well as other FDOT staff on topics such as Intermodal Systems, Future of Transportation (Self-driven vehicles) and Structural/Bridge Engineering. They also had the opportunity to see the SunGuide Center and how FDOT uses Intelligent Transportation.
About the Madison Middle School STEM program:
Tomorrow’s Leaders Academy is a math/science/technology/leadership academy that will help students acquire the critical skills needed to attain competence in higher level mathematics, science, and technology. Students will engage in rigorous academic coursework in these areas as they develop the necessary leadership skills to become leaders. The academy also provides an introduction to Aerospace and Astronautics with a strong focus on leadership skills. The academy experience will enable students to take Advanced Placement classes in high school and become “Tomorrow’s Leaders.”