Category: Stakeholder Stories
The former principal of an elementary school in Washington, D.C., which won an award for excellence in family engagement, has expanded her school’s thinking about family engagement to more than just pointing parents to useful resources.
In upstate New York, the North Country STEM Ecosystem is mindful about the environments parents are invited into to engage with their students. Ensuring food and the location is right are just a few things they share with us.
With the development of significant trust built within the community, the EvanSTEM ecosystem is using it’s school data systems to make STEM programming more accessible for all families.
The East Syracuse Minoa Ecosystem is changing the way we think about education. By engaging all community stakeholders, including families, the ecosystem is re-imagining education as a means to thrive in current and future economies.
Delran Township School District leads the STEM Learning Ecosystem in Burlington County, NJ and has many tips on engaging families and the greater community. From leveraging district funding to learning how to tell your story, this story from the field will surely leave you with some helpful take-aways.
A discussion of promising practices deployed by the North Louisiana STEM Alliance and the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership to combat some barriers to family engagement.
Learn practical tips to spark a child’s curiosity at all ages from South Jersey lead, MindBytes. Tips are useful under any time or resource constraint.
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.
In just three years, the Omaha STEM Ecosystem has built a network of almost 800 partners, working together toward a common goal. Business and education partners have worked to identify gaps in the community, most notably the need for deeper family engagement.