Advanced Science and Technology Education Center
Advanced Science and Technology Education Center (ASTEC) is a science and technology school in Oklahoma City, USA, that was founded in 2000 by the now CEO Freda Deskin. ASTEC is a charter school and one of the first of its kind in the state of Oklahoma. ASTEC's first graduating class was in 2006 with 23 students, all of whom went on to attend college or vocational school.
The school focuses on the five core areas (Math, English, Social Studies, Science and Reading) but with a technological emphasis. ASTEC provides students with computers in very few classrooms. Along with lessons on typing, word processing, telecommunications and multimedia.
ASTEC has had 13 principals since the school opened.
ASTEC is located in central Oklahoma City, inside Shepherd Mall.
- www.astec-inc.org[dead link]
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