2017 DPEA Students Attend SOLIDWORKS Convention


A NOVA episode on PBS, School of the Future, took an in-depth look at changing educational landscapes across the country, including those inside the DPEA.

DPEA Alumni

DPEA alumni can be found in engineering and tech firms, from startups to large established corporations, both here in Santa Barbara County and across the country.

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Febuary 6th DPEA Open House

We invite the public to view the Carousel of Physics

Santa Barbara Unified School District High School Academy Showcase

The Santa Barbara Unified School District's 3rd annual High School Academy Showcase will take place at 4:30-6:30 pm on Thursday, January 14 in the Dome at Earl Warren Showgrounds. Educators and students from the following academies will be on hand to share information and answer questions:

DPEA Won a Grand Prize in the Santa Barbara Holiday Parade

Since the DPEA won the "Most Themed Entry" award in the Santa Barbara Holiday Parade, we are considered the Grand Prize winners, and we have been awarded $250 and a nice plaque. Thank you to all of the DPEA students and parents who participated! Here is what was read about DPEA during the parade:

DPEA Forges Innovative Partnership with Adams and Crane

Teachers from both Crane and Adams Elementary School are working at the DPEA in order to bring DPEA teaching techniques back to their schools' new design centers. 

Read the Santa Barbara Independant article here.

DPEA announces partnership with Crane School

The DPEA is proud to announce a partnership with Crane School that will take place over the coming year. Crane teachers will help DPEA teachers in their classes and learn firsthand how to create an Engineering program.

DPEA Unveils New Mechatronics Project

In the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, an astronaut who has seen what was coming in the future answered a question about what he had observed with the immortal words: “Something ... wonderful.”

Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy's 'Carousel of Physics' to Move to Ridley-Tree Education Center

Since August, the DPEA Mechatronics Carousel of Physics has been exibited in the Family Resource Center of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

Team 1717 Wins Innovation in Control Award

Click HERE to read more about the results of the final day.

You can read more about the events on Thursday and Friday at the FIRST Robotic World Championships. 

DPEA Headed Back to Robotics World Championship

Sometimes the best teams don’t win by simply being better ... they win by simply overcoming obstacles more consistently. Sometimes, greatness is most evident not when things are going well, but when things are going wrong, and yet somehow a team rallies to get past that to the finish line.

Tracking Team 1717

Let's venture into the Ventura Regional!