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CCST Spotlight Newsletter, August 25, 2016

In this issue: President Obama awards CalTAC Chair Andy Kotko with PAEMST; CCST joins state employee giving campaign; Message from the Director.

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August 25, 2016 Spotlight Newsletter

California State Employees Can Now Donate to CCST Through "Our Promise Initiative"

By KATE KEMPTON

The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) is proud to announce they are now a nonprofit listed with the state's Our Promise philanthropic program, allowing state employees to approve automatic monthly donations to CCST.

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Our Promise

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CalTAC: The California Teacher Advisory Council

CCST created a group of 12 outstanding K-14 science and math classroom teachers from throughout California to form CalTAC. This body has provided a voice for STEM educators to discuss trends and policies facing science, technology, engineering, and math education in California, and interface with the State policymaking community.

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CalTAC

CCST S&T Policy Fellows: Science and Technology Informing Policy

Each year, CCST trains and mentors 10 scientists and engineers in the policymaking process, then places them alongside staffers in California Assembly and Senate offices. Known in the State Capitol as "the Science Fellows", these PhD-level experts experience a year of public service and leadership training, and get the chance to explore a career in California’s policy arena. At the same time, the State Legislature benefits from access to highly skilled, sciencesavvy staff to advise them on legislative issues and priorities.

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S&T Policy Fellows

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