In Delran and Chicago, equity and access were addressed through 1:1 networked devices and intensive professional development to create student ambassadors that acquire skills in digital fabrication and virtual learning. Both cities posed the question, how do we persevere hands-on learning during this challenging time? The answer; STEMbassadors of Delran and STEAMbassadors of Chicago. Find out how to engage youth in virtual pivots, learning, workforce development, and community outreach.
PRESENTERS: Cachetta Potts, Special Projects Administrator at Project Exploration, Natasha Smith-Walker, Executive Director, Project Exploration
Erica DeMichele and Mary Jo Hutchinson K12 Supervisors at Delran Township Schools and Co-Leads for Delran STEM Ecosystem Alliance
ECOSYSTEMS: Chicago STEM Pathways Cooperative and Delran STEM Ecosystem Alliance
FOCUS AREAS: Cross-Sector Partnerships, Systems that Sustain the Work, Connections to Learning, Virtual Pivots, Equity, Social Emotional Development