Category: Stakeholder Stories
A panel discusses family engagement from a provider perspective, including a broader vision for the work as well as biggest lessons learned from failure.
Former CEO of the Aspen Institute, Walter Isaacson, answers a student’s question about how to get excited about STEM. His response isn’t about the students getting excited, however he does have a message for grown-ups.
Knowing your audience is critical when speaking with business leaders. Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance listens to business and industry to solve their workforce concerns of the future.
In just three years, the Omaha STEM Ecosystem has built a network of almost 800 partners, working together towards a common goal. Business and education partners have worked to identify gaps in the community, most notably the need for deeper family engagement.
Narratives are powerful - they can be used to belittle or uplift entire communities. VC STEM makes STEM relevant and co-creates a narrative of the future side by side with families.
A robotics program in NeoSTEM sparks family engagement and leads to an exploration of new career possibilities. A two-year college creates a community around robots.
ISEP programs are designed WITH families with the intention to empower a sense of ownership over their students’ lives. ISEP even pays parents to participate in the process.
Community colleges offer important and affordable career options for students. The Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FLATE) at Hillsborough Community College expands post-secondary options for families.
A toolkit for parents and students to understand California Standards, also referred to as the Common Core Standards. All materials are available in English and Spanish.
The blog acknowledges the achievement gaps that exist for students that don’t have access to summer and afterschool opportunities. STEM Next Opportunity Fund gives four easy tips to support families in connecting to STEM opportunities within the community.