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KWIXLand Business Spotlight: Patton Educational Products Company (PEPCO)

Dave Patton, the owner of Patton Educational Products Company (PEPCO, Inc.), recently joined Brad for May's KWIXLand in the Morning Business Spotlight. PEPCO, Inc., a leading provider of science furniture and equipment, is committed to enhancing science education by creating dynamic and interactive learning spaces. Recognizing the significance of hands-on learning in engaging students, PEPCO, Inc. designs science tables that thoughtfully accommodate a wide range of scientific experiments and activities. These tables are tailored to meet the demands of modern science education, incorporating adjustable heights and durable materials.

With a mission to inspire and empower the next generation of scientists, PEPCO, Inc. has earned a reputation for excellence in science furniture and equipment. Their dedication to innovation and commitment to education has made them a trusted partner for schools, colleges, and universities worldwide. During his interactions with these institutions, Mr. Patton identified a need to improve access to STEM education, particularly in rural communities. This realization led to the establishment of the Missouri STEM Initiative (MSI), a nonprofit organization founded by Mr. Patton.

The primary goal of the Missouri STEM Initiative is to promote a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to learning that fosters curiosity, critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork. MSI strives to provide educators with professional development opportunities, resources, and support necessary for delivering engaging and impactful STEM instruction in classrooms across the state.

Through the Missouri STEM Initiative, Mr. Patton and his team aim to bridge the gap and enhance access to STEM education in rural communities. By leveraging their expertise and partnerships, they seek to empower educators, inspire students, and cultivate a thriving STEM ecosystem throughout Missouri.

The dedication of PEPCO, Inc. to innovation and education extends beyond providing exceptional science furniture and equipment. Through the Missouri STEM Initiative, they are actively working to create a positive impact in the field of STEM education, ultimately shaping the future by equipping students with the skills and knowledge necessary for success in the ever-evolving world of science and technology.

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