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Mentoring Programs from Across the Ecosystems
January 22, 2018 · Uncategorized

Mentoring: a relationship in which an experienced person assists another in developing specific skills and knowledge to enhance the less-experienced person’s professional and personal growth. January is National Mentoring Month. STEM Ecosystems build bridges between schools and their communities and put strong mentoring programs in place. This helps students with their education and gives them an understanding of what careers […]

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Five Things We Want to Know from STEM Learning Ecosystems Partners
March 20, 2017 · 5 Things We want to Know

AmeriCorps VISTA members provide vital support to several STEM Learning Ecosystems. This month’s column is focused on the work of Emily Hollas, the VISTA working with the San Diego EcosySTEM. What is your job and how did you get started doing it? I pursued a position with AmeriCorps following graduate school. Fresh out of school, and having minimal work experience, […]

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5 Things We Want to Know
February 23, 2017 · 5 Things We want to Know

January was National Mentor Month. STEM Learning relies heavily on mentors, and we know how important they are to helping young learners see themselves as scientists, mathematicians, engineers, and more. Events like the Senior Showcase hosted by the KC STEM Alliance, within ecosySTEM KC, provide an opportunity to engage community members to illustrate how STEM education is relevant. KC STEM gathered dozens […]

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