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SAMSAT Academy

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Class Catalog

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Complete a sequence of online classes and earn your digital badge.

Get on the path to STEM education and careers.

How SAMSAT Academy Works

  1. Pick a badge to pursue from the list below (e.g., Robots!).

  2. Complete related SAMSAT SPARK classes.

  3. Finish a careers class...

  4. Complete a small project...

  5. Receive your Digital Badge!

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STEM Education has the potential to transform students, families and communities.


STEM instruction can lead to scholarship opportunities from colleges and to rewarding careers.  In SAMSAT Academy, we help students prepare for future STEM education.  We highlight career opportunities in San Antonio, starting with those in our immediate vicinity at Port San Antonio.


  • In-depth understanding of a topic

  • Awareness of local education and career opportunities

  • A credential documented and recognized in our community

Information and Pricing Summary

Badges available

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Three SAMSAT SPARK classes completed

One SPARK careers class completed

One small project completed

Portfolio documented and submitted

Issued by SAMSAT

Follows the OpenBadges 2.0 standard


Compatible with emerging digital badging systems at schools and with other organizations


Available for school classes and student groups.

$750/badge course total, includes up to 30 students.

Contact SAMSAT for package arrangements for students, families, schools or organizations.

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