Reports

Reports

OC STEM Initiative Strategic Plan
Program Design

Strategic plan of leading ecosystem driver. Includes vision, objectives, situational analysis, logic model/blueprint, early action projects and funding partners.

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Partnership Pitfalls – from the National Research Council’s Guide to Implementing NGSS
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, NGSS

This guide is a large document – here we bring your attention to the chapter on creating collaborations, networks and partnerships, and the section on Pitfalls to Avoid.

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Oklahoma Innovation Institute STEM Asset Mapping Survey Draft Summary of Findings
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships

This 2013 draft document by TIES (Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM) provides an example of a citywide Asset Mapping Survey and results for Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Orange County’s STEM Workforce Gap
Workforce & Career

This one-pager by the Orange County STEM Initiative is an example of detailed analysis of the importance of a skilled and prepared STEM workforce to the local economy.

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Landscaping Baltimore’s STEM Ecosystem
Evaluation, Underrepresented in STEM

This report describes a citywide STEM learning landscaping project, including methodologies, data and resulting recommendations, which are applicable beyond Baltimore.

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STEM Learning Is Everywhere
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Teaching and Learning, In School & Out of School, Youth Pathways

This report is the summary of the National Research Council’s 2014 convening to explore how connecting the formal, afterschool and informal education sectors could foster more seamless learning of STEM subjects for students in the elementary and middle grades.

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How Cross-Sector Collaborations Are Advancing STEM Learning
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Program Design

In a February 2014 working paper supported by the Noyce Foundation, Kathleen Traphagen and Saskia Traill examine 15 leading efforts to create STEM Learning Ecosystems. STEM Learning Ecosystems harness unique contributions of educators, policymakers, families, and others in symbiosis toward a comprehensive vision of STEM learning for all children. Read the full report and the executive summary here.

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