With a rich history of innovation and invention, the Dayton, Ohio region has been a long-time leader in STEM. The Dayton Ohio STEM Ecosystem (DO STEM) is a network of collaborative regional partners committed to leveraging resources and opportunities to engage students in STEM activities throughout the Dayton region. Led by the Dayton Regional STEM Center and Montgomery County ESC, the DO STEM Ecosystem strives to connect local partners in PK-12, higher-education, informal education, business and industry, and military organizations to ensure a well-educated STEM workforce of the future. The goal of the ecosystem is to ensure inclusive, equitable and innovative solutions for STEM workforce development, resulting in endless opportunities for all to inspire, explore and experience STEM. By creating and maintaining a collaborative network in the greater Dayton region, the ecosystems will address access, awareness, exposure, and equity of offerings to promote increased STEM literacy,
education, and career opportunities.