STEM Learning Ecosystems

Participating STEM Learning Ecosystems

Community of Practice

Community of Practice (International)

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Alamo STEM Ecosystem

Bexar County, TX

The Alamo STEM Ecosystem is a county wide Community of Practice with a commitment to provide STEM/STEAM experiences for all students with a focus on…

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Appalachian STEM Collaborative

Saint Clairsville, OH

Our STEM Learning Ecosystem builds on developing or established activities and relationships with the K-12 and higher education institutions in the Saint Clairsville area. Educational…

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Arizona SciTech Ecosystem

Arizona (Statewide)

A collaborative initiative of the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority, the Arizona STEM Ecosystem is a grassroots network of over 900 organizations.…

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Arkansas STEM Ecosystem

Arkansas (Statewide)

Since 2010, the Arkansas STEM Coalition has served as a convener and catalyst for quality STEM education and career connected learning in Arkansas. As the…

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Atlanta STEAM Learning Ecosystem

Metro Atlanta, GA

Atlanta STEAM Learning Ecosystem: Building strong connections to facilitate Metro Atlanta student achievement in STEAM. Atlanta is home to a vibrant STEAM community. TAG-Education Collaborative,…

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Baton Rouge STEM Learning Network

East Baton Rouge, LA

The Baton Rouge STEM Learning Network is a dynamic ecosystem dedicated to increasing the number of students graduating from high school possessing requisite STEM skills…

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Bay Area STEM Ecosystem

Sonoma, San Mateo, and San Francisco counties

Students, teachers, and families in Sonoma, San Mateo, and San Francisco counties. Through our partnerships with the East Bay STEM Network and R5 STEAM Ecosystem…

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Be’er Sheva STEM Ecosystem

Be'er Sheva, Israel

Promoting scientific and technological excellence in Be’er Sheva Several philanthropic funds, led by the JFN (Jewish Funders Network), joined forces in 2017 to establish and…

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Berks STEM Connection

Berks County, Pennsylvania (including the city of Reading)

Berks STEM Connection Ecosystem is focused on providing STEM thinking and learning opportunities for the 70,000+ students in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Through an alliance of…

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Biloxi STREAMing

Biloxi, MS

Through Biloxi School District, Biloxi STREAMing provides high quality STREAM opportunities for all Pre K – 12th grade students after school and during the summer.…

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Bmore STEM

Baltimore, MD

BmoreSTEM is a cross-sector collaboration working to build, promote, and sustain a STEM learning culture throughout Baltimore City. STEM learning happens everywhere, and BmoreSTEM seeks…

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Boston, MA

BoSTEM is a city-wide initiative aimed at increasing afterschool STEM programming for 6-8 graders in Boston who are typically underrepresented in STEM learning and careers.…

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Broward Area STEM Ecosystem (BASE)

Broward County, Florida

The Broward Area STEM Ecosystem (BASE) is a regional collaboration of STEM stakeholders in the South Florida community aligned with three primary common goals: (1)…

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Cape Cod Regional STEM Network

Cape Cod, MA

The Cape Cod Regional STEM Network ecosystem brings together educators, school districts, industry partners, and community members who share a commitment to inspiring and supporting…

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Carbon, Schuylkill, and Luzerne Counties Ecosystem

Carbon, Schuylkill, and Luzerne Counties, PA

The CSL Ecosystem is the result of a grass root initiative that began in 2004 in rural Carbon/ Schuylkill County in NE PA. The heart…

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Central Massachusetts STEM Network Ecosystem

Central MA Region

Providing the underserved youth of Central MA with engaging STEM experiences We believe that engaging STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) experiences provide youth with…

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Central Oklahoma Regional STEM Alliance (COSTEMA)

Greater Oklahoma City, OK

COSTEMA’s (Central Oklahoma Regional STEM Alliance) mission is to inspire students from elementary through high school in the Greater Oklahoma City region through purposeful project-based…

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Chicago Southland STEM Network

Chicago Southland Region, IL

By collaborating with partners from across sectors, Chicago Southland STEM Network takes an innovative approach to increase STEM equity, interest, and persistence throughout Chicago’s culturally…

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Chicago STEM Pathways Cooperative

Chicago, IL

The Chicago STEM Pathways Cooperative is a community-based effort to survey out-of-school time programs and consider the ways in which education institutions, businesses and city…

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Colorado STEM

Colorado (Statewide)

Colorado STEM is a coalition of highly engaged business, education, and civic leaders in support of high-quality science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and…

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DC STEM Network

Washington D.C.

The DC STEM Network unites community partners to help inspire and prepare all DC youth to succeed, lead and innovate in STEM fields and beyond.…

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Delran STEM Ecosystem Alliance

Burlington County, NJ

As one of the newest ecosystems to join the national initiative, Delran STEM Ecosystem Alliance is one of 17 regional Ecosystems added to the national…

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Dayton, OH

DO (Dayton, OH) STEM, was launched in 2020 as a regional effort and in collaboration with the Department of Defense STEM Education Consortium.  DO STEM…

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East Bay STEM Network

Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, CA

Since 2011, the East Bay STEM Network (formerly the Gateways Cradle to Career Education Initiative) has served as a leadership hub for regional stakeholders and…

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East Syracuse Minoa Central School District STEM Learning Ecosystem

East Syracuse, NY

The East Syracuse Minoa Central School District STEM Learning Ecosystem focus is on inquiry-based and trans-disciplinary learning through real-life problems that will prepare our students…

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Ecosistema STEM


Movimiento STEM is a civil association that, by triggering a systemic change in Latin America and the Caribbean, seeks that the key players implement quality…

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ENGINE of Central PA

Central Pennsylvania Counties: Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Cumberland, Dauphin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry and Schuylkill

ENGINE of Central PA is one of the few university-led ecosystems to bring meaningful STEM research and innovations to K-12 education. Led by Penn State…

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Evanston, IL

Given that there are approximately 4,000 under-performing and under-represented K-12 students in Evanston’s public schools, the focus of the LENSE is to: (1) Understand how…

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Finger Lakes STEM Hub

Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes covering Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates Counties

Finger Lakes (FLX) STEM Hub is a dynamic network of 120 K-12 and college educators, community organizations, businesses, family and youth providers, advocates, policymakers, researchers…

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First2 Network

West Virginia

The First2 Network is a grassroots alliance of passionate individuals who share a goal to improve the college enrollment rate and success of undergraduate STEM…

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Flagstaff STEM Learning

Flagstaff, AZ

The Flagstaff STEM Learning Ecosystem is the educational arm of STEM City. True to our mission, STEM City connects and collaborates with Flagstaff’s entire STEM…

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Great Lakes Bay Regional Stem Initiative

Freeland, MI

The Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance (GLBRA), a consortium of business, education, and community interests, recognized that the future vitality of its economy was dependent…

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Greater Austin STEM Ecosystem

Greater Austin, TX

To amplify individual organizations and their collective impact, the Greater Austin STEM Ecosystem is designed to be a connector and coordinator of Networks. It is…

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Greater Bridgeport STEM Learning Ecosystem

Bridgeport, CT

The Greater Bridgeport STEM Ecosystem recognizes the importance of strong STEM competency across generations and the role STEM skills play in promoting a vibrant local…

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Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative (GCSC)

Greater Cincinnati, OH

Tri-state Greater Cincinnati area – Southwest Ohio, Southeast Indiana, Northern Kentucky Butler County (OH), Clermont County (OH), Hamilton County (OH), Warren County (OH), Boone County…

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Greater Green Bay STEM Network

Green Bay, WI

The Greater Green Bay STEM Network (GGBSN) was formed in 2013. There are over 20 actively participating organizations including a STEM resource center, K-12 schools,…

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Greater Milwaukee STEM Ecosystem

Milwaukee, WI

A launch team assembled in August of 2020 worked in tandem with TIES over a two year period to execute a landscape analysis, facilitated a…

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Greater Southern Tier STEM Learning Network

Greater Southern Tier, NY

The very first meeting of the group that would become the Greater Southern Tier STEM Learning Network was held on September 21, 2005 kicked off…

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Hawai’iloa ecosySTEM Cabinet

State of Hawai'i

Our proposed STEM learning ecosystem will focus on seven major themes with a representative champion who serves within a system or strategic function. System partners…

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Hunterdon County, Somerset County, and Mercer County

  HSMC (Hunterdon County, Somerset County, and Mercer County) STEM Ecosystem believes in the foundational principle that communities must come together for the benefit of…

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Idaho STEM Ecosystem

Idaho (Statewide)

The Idaho STEM Ecosystem is a network of STEM education leaders and supporters striving for a STEM-literate Idaho. Our active community of partners includes government…

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Indiana STEM Ecosystem

Indiana (Statewide)

The Indiana STEM Ecosystem is a collaborative and diverse group of over 450 statewide members who believe in the importance of building the STEM education…

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Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership in Western New York

Buffalo, NY

ISEP focuses work in the Buffalo Public School District in Western New York. Using an extensive ecosystem of partner organizations, ISEP seeks to link teacher…

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Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Regional STEM Hub Network

Iowa STEM Council STEM Regional Hubs - supported by the Iowa STEM Council Operations Center

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Regional STEM Hub network is a statewide ecosystem that aligns leaders in higher education, business, pre-K through 12 education, as…

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KC STEM Alliance

Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, KS

KC STEM Alliance is part of a national effort to reach young people with ways to engage in science, technology, engineering and math by creating…

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Kenya National STEM Learning Ecosystem


The Kenya National Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Learning Ecosystem (NSLE, Kenya) was established in 2019 to build synergy for STEM and Invention Education. The…

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Los Angeles, CA

LA STEM is a unique collective of more than 50 STEM organizations that first came together in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing high-quality STEM…

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Lancaster County STEM Alliance

Lancaster County, PA

The Lancaster County STEM Alliance is a loosely coupled group of organizations, individuals and groups that share a common vision for STEM: As a hub…

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Liberty STEM Alliance

Hudson County, NJ

Liberty STEM Alliance is a renowned community dedicated to enriching STEM opportunities in Hudson County by incorporating all voices, creating pathways, and serving as an…

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Lincoln STEM Ecosystem (LNKSE)

Lincoln, Nebraska

The Lincoln STEM Ecosystem (LNKSE) works to build a stronger Lincoln as we grow our own professionals and become more attractive to others considering our…

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Memphis STEM in Medicine Ecosystem

Memphis, Tennessee

The Memphis STEM in Medicine (STEM-M) Ecosystem is a city-wide initiative aimed at increasing access and opportunities to STEM learning opportunities for Black, Indigenous, People…

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MetroWest STEM Education Network

MetroWest Region, MA

Based at Framingham State University, the work of the MetroWest STEM Education Network (MSEN – is informed by the urgency of connecting the dots…

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Michigan STEM Partnership Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance

Southeast Michigan

The Michigan STEM Partnership Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance is dedicated to providing connections and communications between employers, educators, students & parents, community / professional organizations,…

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Mid America STEM Alliance

Mid America STEM Alliance

The Mid America STEM Alliance is a collaborative initiative designed to ensure that area youth have opportunities and resources available to them to discover and…

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MiSTEM Network

Serving the entire state of Michigan

The MiSTEM Network – which unites education, business and community partners across the state – is creating pathways for all students to consider and pursue…

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NC STEM Ecosystem: Driving the Future

North Carolina (Statewide)

NC STEM Ecosystem: Driving the Future is a collaborative effort focused initially on eastern NC with support from the NC Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education…

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NEPA STEM Ecosystem

Northeastern Pennsylvania including Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne, Wyoming and Pike counties

NEPA STEM Ecosystem serves all STEM stakeholders in our five county region. We consist of a wide variety of stakeholders including an intermediate unit, PreK-20…

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Newark STEAM Coalition

Newark, NJ

Aspiration Statement/Vision Newark is globally recognized as a STEAM hub of creativity, innovation, and inclusiveness creating pathways and preparing all learners for college and/or careers,…

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NJ-NEST New Jersey North EcosySTEM

Bergen County, NJ

NJ-NEST — New Jersey North EcosySTEM, led by Bergen Community College, is dedicated to building a community of partners and collaborators to promote educational initiatives…

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North Country STEM Network

Northern Counties of New York

The North Country STEM Network, founded in 2012, serves the seven northern-most counties of New York State, and is one of 10 regional Empire State…

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North Dakota STEM Ecosystem

North Dakota (Statewide)

The North Dakota STEM Ecosystem is the statewide resource to improve STEM access for all North Dakotans, engaging industry, community and education systems to address…

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North Louisiana STEM Alliance

Shreveport, LA

The North Louisiana STEM Alliance is a community of practice recognized by the STEM Learning Ecosystems Initiative. Sci-Port Discovery Center is the host organization. Our…

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Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub, Inc.

Northeast Florida

The Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub was formed in 2015 by the Jacksonville business community with a mission to convene, inspire, and invest in the…

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Northeast Ohio STEM Learning Ecosystem

Northeast Ohio

The NeoStem Ecosystem is a highly energized, strongly united and richly credentialed group working for one common goal: increasing access to and excitement for computer…

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Northshore STEM Coalition

Northshore Region

The mission of the Northshore STEM Coalition is to expand quality STEM education opportunities for students in the Northshore region of Louisiana through the synergy…

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Northwest Arkansas STEM Ecosystem

Northwest Arkansas

The Northwest Arkansas (NWA) STEM Ecosystem is increasing STEM awareness, education, and sharing of best practices among all regional stakeholders including business, education, government, and…

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NY Capital Region STEM Hub

Capital Region of New York state, or Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties

The New York Capital Region STEM Hub is a backbone organization in New York’s statewide STEM network designed to advance STEM education to prepare students…

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NYC STEM Education Network

New York, NY

The NYC STEM Education Network builds on a strong collaboration of city agencies, youth development and education-focused organizations, museums and cultural institutions, higher education institutions,…

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NYSCI Neighbors

Queens, NY

NYSCI Neighbors is a community-based STEM Learning Ecosystem dedicated to transforming STEM learning opportunities and outcomes for young people. This model initiative will be co-designed…

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Omaha STEM Ecosystem

Omaha, NE

The Omaha STEM Ecosystem is a citywide partnership to maximize science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning initiatives encompassing the Greater Omaha area, including 12 school…

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Orange County STEM Initiative

Orange County, CA

The OC STEM Initiative exists to foster Orange County’s economic competitiveness and sustainability through promoting STEM competencies across the educational continuum through the creation of…

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Oregon’s Statewide Regional STEM Hub Network

Oregon (Statewide)

Oregon’s Statewide Regional STEM Hub Network is a large-scale ecosystem that embraces the notion that education is a collective responsibility and that learning takes place…

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Pennsylvania STEM Experiences for Equity and Diversity (PA SEED)

Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery, PA

PA STEM Experiences for Equity and Diversity (SEED) Ecosystem is a collaborative between school districts, libraries, Intermediate Units, post-secondary institutions, and environmental education centers along…

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Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem

Philadelphia, PA

The Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem encompasses the rich environment of STEM programming, education, and opportunities throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. Our backbone organization, The Philadelphia Education…

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Pittsburgh Regional STEM Ecosystem

Pittsburgh, PA

The Pittsburgh Regional STEM Ecosystem cultivates diverse and equitable high quality STEM learning opportunities, addressing real world challenges, for all students in our region with…

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Providence After School Alliance (PASA) AfterZone STEM – FUSE Initiative

Providence, RI

The Providence After School Alliance’s STEM Ecosystem consists of a team of informal community educators, middle school math and science teachers, district curriculum heads, STEM…

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Region 5 STEAM

San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Monterey, CA

The Region 5 STEAM in Expanded Learning Ecosystem unites a diverse group of regional cross sector partners who develop and implement a comprehensive system of…

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San Diego STEM Ecosystem

San Diego, CA

San Diego region is a STEM Ecosystem of diverse stakeholders committed to cultivating and sustaining a robust and equitable STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)…

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Silicon Valley STEM Ecosystem

Silicon Valley, CA

The Silicon Valley (SV) STEM Ecosystem is committed to working as a collective impact group and has developed a common vision of STEM teacher professional…

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South Carolina’s STEM Ecosystem Community of Practice

South Carolina

Our STEM ecosystem is more than 25 years in the making with origins that date back to a National Science Foundation Statewide Systemic Initiative. Then…

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South Jersey STEM & Innovation Partnership

South Jersey, NJ

The South Jersey STEM & Innovation Partnership (SJSIP) is a community of collaborative partners to improve STEM education and career pathways across southern New Jersey.…

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Southeastern Kentucky STEM Ecosystem

Berea, KY

Southeastern Kentucky STEM Ecosystem includes 11 high needs counties that are part of a Promise Zone area. Promise Zones are extremely high poverty areas where…

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St. Louis Regional STEM Learning Ecosystem

St. Louis, MO

The St. Louis Regional STEM Learning Ecosystem (STEMSTL) is a collaborative consortium committed to equitable access to high-quality STEM learning for all students in the…

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STEAM Ecosystem BC

British Columbia, Canada

STEAM Ecosystem BC, a British Columbia-based STEAM learning ecosystem (the “A” added for art and design), will foster cross-sector collaborations spanning formal and informal learning…

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STEM Guides Downeast

Washington County, ME

Tucked away on the easternmost corner of the U.S, Washington County, Maine is home to just under 32,000 residents spread across an area greater than…

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Greater New Orleans Metropolitan Region

STEM NOLA is dedicated to creating a Cradle to Career alliance working to improve educational and career outcomes by aligning cross-sector partners around a shared…

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STEM SENC (Southeastern North Carolina)

STEM SENC (Southeastern North Carolina)

STEM SENC is a regional effort in southeastern North Carolina serving Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Hoke, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, Robeson, Sampson, and…

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STEM Works East Central Ohio

East Central Ohio

STEM Works East Central Ohio is a community network championed by The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art and Technology, The Works’ STEM & Education…

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Albuquerque, NM

STEM-NM is a dynamic network of cross-sector partners committed to making real impact on STEM education and degree attainment in the Albuquerque metropolitan area. Our…

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Tampa Bay STEM Network

Tampa, FL

The goal of the Tampa Bay STEM Network is to directly impact underprivileged and underrepresented youth through a formal network with agreed upon goals and…

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Texas EcosySTEM


According to labor projections, Texas is expected to have the second-highest percentage of the nation’s future STEM job opportunities. To ensure our students are prepared…

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Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance

Tulsa county and northeastern Oklahoma

Our Mission – Building broad, deep and innovative STEM pathways for all students to access high-impact careers. Our Vision – An abundance of diverse STEM…

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Utah STEM Ecosystem

Serving the Salt Lake City region

Our ecosystem includes the Salt Lake Education Foundation, local school districts, education foundations, business and industry partners, informal science education, institutions of higher learning, and…

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Ventura County STEM Network

Ventura County, CA

The Ventura County STEM Network (VC STEM) is a group of key decision makers from education, business, parent organizations, and community agencies dedicated to improving…

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Washington STEM Network

Washington (Statewide)

Washington STEM serves a powerful role as a backbone organization, convener, and catalyst for STEM education and workforce initiatives. Washington STEM invests in regional STEM…

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Western New York

WNY STEM HUB, the region’s leading convener of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiatives, is a not-for-profit organization with 700 individual members representing more…

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