Three communities join collaboration to create STEM opportunities for all. CLEVELAND – The STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP) has invited three new ecosystems to join a global movement of leaders devoted to advancing STEM learning opportunities for all. The new ecosystems joining the SLECoP are the Colorado STEM Ecosystem; the Memphis (Tenn.) STEM in Medicine Ecosystem; and the […]
Share Stories of Impact About the Work of Your Ecosystem Feb. 12, 2022 We are looking for stories of how your Ecosystem has made a difference in the lives of individuals and the communities you serve. We want to feature these stories on the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice website and throughout social media. And we also want to […]
Bipartisan Federal Act Would Provide $25 Million for STEM Ecosystems WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Mark Kelly (D-AZ) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) Thursday introduced the Strengthening STEM Ecosystems Act, legislation to boost STEM workforce and job training. The bill would establish a grant program within the National Science Foundation to provide funding to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Ecosystems […]
Ecospheres are “Groups of STEM Ecosystems that are connected by geography, by audience, or by other unifying factors.” Like individual Ecosystems, Ecospheres support networking and collaboration, help reduce duplication, identify gaps in services, and foster equitable access to STEM resources. Get the toolkit and get started here. Don’t miss our Ecosphere’s webinar.
In 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of our national consciousness, families, educators, and community stakeholders rallied the power of their STEM Learning Ecosystem for inspiration and to fill community needs. After nearly two years of extraordinary work during a global crisis, the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice’s mandate is clear. With 94 ecosystems, each with its own […]
PITTSBURGH – Three new communities will join the STEM PUSH Network, a National Science Foundation INCLUDES Alliance, to work for systemic change in post-secondary admissions. The Arizona SciTech Institute, the New Jersey STEM Pathways Network and the NeoSTEM Ecosystem in Cleveland, all Ecosystems associated with the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice, are the second cohort to join the STEM […]
How is your Ecosystem building and sustaining relationships with business and industry? Are your relationships thriving?Are you struggling? Strong partnerships are the key to building thriving Ecosystems and communities. Across K-12 districts, out of school providers, museums, governments and businesses, Ecosystems are forging relationships and helping build sustainable partnerships. We have spoken to so many of you about building such […]
Judd Pittman, a leader of the statewide Pennsylvania STEM Learning Ecosystems, who also serves as special consultant to the Pennsylvania Secretary of Education on STEM, was tasked with improving STEM-centered, project-based learning in the commonwealth. He’d convened Pennsylvania education stakeholders and partners to discuss STEM ecosystem growth, and was looking for new ways to provide high-quality core instruction to students in […]
Want to bring actionable, practical resources to the teachers in your community? ASM is interested in offering Materials Science camps in your community. Many ecosystem leaders have participated in these camps over the years. Listen to one ecosystem leader now. And if you’re interested, learn more here.