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Tech Valley High School (TVHS) in the Albany, NY, Capital Region opened in 2007 with grade 9 at the headquarters of MapInfo Corporation in the Rensselaer Technology Park. The school, with its focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), was co-sponsored by the Capitol Region and Questar III BOCES. TVHS was also supported by the regional business community. TVHS is the East Coast Demonstration Site for the National Network of New Technology High Schools.

September 15, 2014: Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference, CBS5KPIX, SF Bay Area
September, 2014: Photos of the new Tech Valley High School building on the SUNY CNSE Campus
August, 2014: Dan Liebert's presentation on the importance of business and community partners at #pblny conference, graphic recording by Rachel Brian (@rachel_brian)

The Building Blocks of Project-Based Learning (14 min), Teaching Channel Deeper Learning Series, March, 2014. Also watch Collaborative Teaching for Interdisciplinary Learning (5 min), Critical Friends: Looking at Student Work (6 min), Group Contracts for Collaborative Work (2 min), Student Profile: A Self-Directed Learner (4 min), and Milton Chen on Project-Based Learning (5 min).


Tech Valley High Students Build Solar-Powered Ovens, wmht-TV, Albany, NY, January, 2011

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