Category: Government Stories
The STEM2 Hub has successfully secured state appropriations funding twice. The ecosystem leverages strong partnerships to build support for long-term systems change in the state.
PAsmart grants help ecosystem deepen STEM learning, collaborative partnerships and career pathways. Pennsylvania looking to create better jobs for strong communities. The state leverages funding to support cross-sector partnerships with education and business leaders that will ensure a skilled, prepared workforce.
The state convenor builds a unified New Jersey voice on STEM learning and workforce development, something the siloed state hasn’t experienced yet. Building public awareness, the NJSPN has attracted significant attention from policy makers and legislators.
The STEM2 Hub, an ecosystem serving the Northeast Florida region, successfully lobbied the Florida legislature for a $975,000 appropriation for workforce development to expand equitable access to robotics, computer science, high quality mathematics instruction and to expand after-school programs that prepare students to be critical and flexible thinkers.
Dr. Nikole Hollins-Sims, Educational Consultant, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) and Sarah Holland, Special Assistant for Family Engagement for the PA Department of Education and Department of Human Services chat with us about state priorities and initiatives in family engagement and early learning.