News and Updates
Synopsys Outreach Foundation Updates, News and Press Release
Apply for free opportunities to get your students out of the classroom and into STEM! Open to educators in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Solano counties.
As educators gear up for the back-to-school season, we are committed to providing them with support. We have new programs launching starting today and new team members who we want to introduce you to.
Summer is near! Thank you for the amazing work you have done with students all year long. We wanted to share what the SOF has ahead.
Spring is an exciting time of year and we are eager to share what we have planned!
There have been some big changes at SOF, but we look forward to continuing to work with you. We are excited to share some of our successes and plans ahead.
STEM Program News
Our first series of STEM Shops concluded in September 2022 and we could not be more thrilled! The brainchild of our STEM Programs Manager, Lauren Foote, the STEM Shops program was created in 2022 to ensure we were proactively meeting the ‘back to school’ needs of Bay...
Synopsys Outreach FoundationVolunteer registration for our Fall STEM Shops has now closed, if you'd like to learn more about how to get involved with the Synopsys Outreach Foundation please sign up for our newsletter. [gravityform id="52" title="true"] “Invest in our...
From Trayvon Martin, to Ahmaud Arbery, to Breonna Taylor, our country is witnessing Black lives heinously taken from us. Our students are witnessing how society is responding to the loss of these lives, which is traumatizing for our Black students. What does this have...
Synopsys Outreach Foundation News
On Friday, August 4, 2023, the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) partnered with the Synopsys Outreach Foundation to pack 200 Back-to-School kits for new teachers for the 2023-2024 school year.
After four years of service, Kate Houston has stepped down as President of the Synopsys Outreach Foundation. We appreciate her dedication and leadership to the organization's mission and adaptability during the pandemic. We wish Kate the best of luck in her next...
At this time, we are thrilled to announce a new mission and focus of our organization that we believe will better empower our marginalized Bay Area students to excel in STEM: Collaborate with Greater Bay Area education stakeholders and community partners to provide equitable and inclusive opportunities in project-based science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Synopsys Outreach Foundation in the News
Gentry Magazine – Nov 4, 2020
Synopsys Outreach Foundation works with RAFT and Santa Clara County Office of Education to get kits distributed at meal distribution sites at Title I schools.
NBC – Aug 1, 2019
Launches Campaign to Honor STEM Teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area