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.
STEM Leaders from Across the U.S. Offer Recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration on Education and Career Pathways Fostering Collaboration Tops the List of Targeted Steps In Fostering collaboration is the top recommendation offered by the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice for how the Biden-Harris administration can improve STEM learning and connections to careers in communities across the country. The […]
With the gracious support of the Overdeck Family Foundation, the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice teamed up with the STEM Education Coalition to build the STEM Learning Ecosystems Advocacy Toolkit. From tips to gaining legislative support to advocacy project examples to spark inspiration, the Advocacy Toolkit, is sure to support your local community in making a big impact to […]
Igniting the Future: A Documentary about STEM2 Hub and its work in Northeast Florida The documentary features the story of the innovation, success, and leadership of the Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub. Founded by the Jacksonville business community under the leadership of Gary Chartrand in 2015, the STEM2 Hub works to improve access to STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & […]
Launched in 2019, the STEM Learning Ecosystems Discussion Series features conversations with Ecosystem leaders from around the world about the most pressing topics facing their communities today. Topics of high interest were identified through survey data and the self-assessment, Ecosystems Indicator Tool (EIT).
More than ever in the United States, a college education is a prerequisite for economic mobility and financial stability. The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (CEP) has developed The Workforce Playbook, a practical guide to setting a vision for talent development and economic mobility and implementing a key set of practices to deliver upon this vision, in ways that balance […]
This white paper includes a review of the research literature on family engagement, especially STEM, as well as interviews with leaders and educators across the country who are deeply engaged in family engagement,and field observations of STEM programs for families.
STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice case study that focus on the development and evolution of the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA)—the lead entity of the Tulsa, Oklahoma (OK) ecosystem—and its partners. As part of the study, we collected educational data, exit surveys, indicator tools, and conducted interviews, focus groups, document review, observations, and extensive online research.