SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Altium LLC (ASX: ALU) today announced that Upverter Education has become an official partner of Google for Education and the first and only browser-based printed circuit board (PCB) design program available on Google Chromebook App Hub. Google for Education Partners are a select group of organizations recognized for providing high-quality professional development to teachers. Upverter Education is now part of that select group of partners who provide progressive tools and technologies to more than 100 million students, teachers and administrators worldwide.
Upverter Education, Altium’s electronics design education initiative used worldwide in more than 50 countries, guides students through designing, prototyping, and manufacturing printed circuit boards.
“We are thrilled that Upverter Education is now accessible through the Google Chromebook App Hub, making Altium’s free electronic design program and professional tools more accessible to the next generation of electronic designers around the world,” said Rea Callender, vice president of Altium Education. “As an official partner of Google for Education, we’ve included tools like Google Single Sign On, Classroom Share, and Classroom Rostering that make it easier for teachers to teach electronic design.”
The award-winning educational program is designed by educators for individual students and for high school and college STEM educators who teach electronic engineering. The program’s modular approach gives educators the flexibility to select units that enhance existing courses or complete the entire six-week course.
Upverter Education covers everything from PCB design to robotics, allowing students to develop hardware engineering skills and design PCB layouts. The program concludes with the delivery of the students’ material designs. For more information about Upverter Education, please visit education.upverter.com.
Altium, LLC (ASX: ALU) is a San Diego, CA-based global software company accelerating the pace of innovation through electronics. For more than 30 years, Altium has provided software that maximizes the productivity of PCB designers and electrical engineers. From individual inventors to multinational corporations, more and more PCB designers and engineers are choosing Altium software to design and build electronic products.
About Upverter Education
Upverter Education, launched by Altium in September 2020, addresses a critical societal need by empowering STEM educators to teach engineering, electronics design, and robotics with free key tools and educational resources. The program was recognized with multiple awards in 2021, including the EdTech Breakthrough Award for Best Engineering Learning Solution and the Gold STEVIE® American Business Award in the Virtual Learning Solution category, further validating Altium’s innovative approach to support STEM education.