The eco dev education for sustainable communities of African Descent

The Evolution of Real World EDA!

Phase I:  Project Compute (Seattle Parks and Recreation Department,1991, city-wide, Seattle’s first inner city computer program.  Program itself won an award from the Clinton Administration, 1995.

Phase 2: East Lewis County Regional Chamber of Commerce 

Phase 3: Seattle School District:  Real World Technology & Entrepreneur Development Program

Phase 4:  Washington State Business Week

Phase 5: Ace Program

Phase 6: Real World Economic Development Academy

Real WORLD EDA is the follow through of Project Compute, (founded by Paul Stewart), (1991) Seattle’s first inner city computer program in Seattle, under the Seattle Parks and Recreation Director, Holly Miller, and the Mayor of Seattle, Norm Rice. Rech Tech (presently named Rec Tech by the Seattle Parks and Recreation department). Paul Stewart continued with  a web development program at Aki Kurose Middle School in Seattle to Real World Technology & Entrepreneur Development Program, later Real World EDA at South Lake Alternative High School in Seattle with extended students from the Auburn, Federal Way, Kent and Pierce County School Districts.