Ecosystem Spotlight

Category: Ecosystem Spotlight

Spotlight: Pittsburgh Regional STEM Ecosystem
Ecosystem Spotlight

The Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway initiative is built on the belief that school systems, individual schools, departments and teachers can improve their STEM education practices through a positive, collaborative approach. Designed to help the widest possible range of school districts and schools adopt best practices in STEM education, the Pathway includes assessment and planning tools for schools and districts; support […]

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Spotlight: San Diego EcosySTEM
Ecosystem Spotlight

Kudos to San Diego EcosySTEM partner, Fleet Science Center, for a successful first year of their latest initiative, “52 Weeks of Science.” 52 Weeks of Science, a yearlong celebration of STEM, brings fun and exciting science-based activities and opportunities to residents in Barrio Logan and Logan Heights. Nearly 60 science, cultural, educational and community partners contribute to these events—a number […]

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From Meeting to Impact: How One Foundation’s Investment of $25,000 Spurred Large-Scale Collaboration
Ecosystem Spotlight

What happens when a foundation offers a one-year, $25,000 grant to a network of STEM educators and leaders? It shouldn’t be surprising that the answer is: innovation. The NYC STEM Education Network was formed in 2012 with about 30 STEM learning providers, STEM-rich cultural institutions, city agencies, and youth-serving organizations that offered school-based after-school programs. The Pinkerton Foundation, which provided […]

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“Every Kid in A Park” in Ventura County
Ecosystem Spotlight

Ventura County STEM – Highlighting a federal program providing free passes to national parks for fourth graders across the country in 2016, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and U.S. Representative. Lois Capps of Santa Barbara distributed free park passes to more than 90 fourth graders from the Grace Thille School in Santa Paula as they headed on a boat trip to Channel […]

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