Yo Soy El Futuro | 2019 HACE STEM Career Conference
On November 15 2019, students from the Mount Vernon STEAM Academy joined other students from participating Liberty Partnerships Programs to attend El Futuro 2019 HACE STEM Career Conference hosted by Microsoft in NYC. The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement is a national non-profit dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals. The Liberty Partnerships Students from Mount Vernon STEAM Academy are seen attending a workshop called STEM Pharmacy Technician Impact by CVS. A hands-on workshop teaching students the tools used to code and fill prescriptions otherwise known as SIG Coding. Students were given a Common SIG Codes reference sheet that details the various codes and their meanings such as C1T meaning “Chew one tablet” and D1T meaning “Dissolve one tablet. They also learned the many types of healthcare careers within the Pharmaceutical and healthcare profession.