Post-secondary and Training Stories

Category: Post-secondary and Training Stories

Transforming STEM Education Access Challenges into Amazing Opportunities for Youth and Families
Post-secondary and Training Stories

This panel showcased lessons learned from expanded education and post-secondary training programs in New Orleans and Baton Rouge working with vulnerable and/or underserved populations.

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Using data to understand community gaps – Omaha gets partners on the same page to articulate a unified message
Business/Industry Stories, Post-secondary and Training Stories

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.

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Outlining the Future Together – Ventura County STEM Network Keeps Family at the Center of the Narrative
Post-secondary and Training Stories

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.

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World Champions: Community College in Northeast Ohio Sees Family Engagement as Key Driver of Success
Post-secondary and Training Stories

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.

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The parent who showed up for everything is now the crusader for families – The Interdisciplinary Science Engineering Partnership (ISEP) in Buffalo, NY has a strong track record of involving families in STEM initiatives
Post-secondary and Training Stories

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.

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Community Colleges are the best kept secret for workforce development in America – Tampa offers families affordable options for upward mobility
Post-secondary and Training Stories

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.

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Transforming STEM Education Access Challenges into Amazing Opportunities for Youth and Families
Ideabook, Out of School Stories, Post-secondary and Training Stories

Family Engagement Panel by Louisiana based organizations at the Spring 2019 STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice Convening in New Orleans, LA in April 2019. This panel showcased lessons learned from expanded education and post-secondary training programs in New Orleans and Baton Rouge working with vulnerable and/or underserved populations.

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