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Share your Stories Ecosystems Expertise
May 16, 2022

Listen to the discussion amongst Ecosystems regarding social media, press releases, the power of relationships, and more!

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STEM NEXT Fellows: Addressing Emerging Technology and 21st Century Needs
May 16, 2022

Quincy Brown, STEM Next Office of Science and Technology Policy Fellow, and Zarek Drozda, Data Science Fellow at US Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, held a roundtable discussion about how ecosystems are working with local school systems to address computer science, data science, quantum education, AI and other technology education initiatives. Additionally, we discussed how Ecosystems keep in […]

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STEM NEXT Fellows: Connection to Public Workforce Systems
May 16, 2022

Join Stephanie Rodriguez, STEM Next’s Workforce and Policy Fellow, for a roundtable discussion about the connection between STEM Learning Ecosystems and the Public Workforce System. Stephanie is eager to learn about how ecosystems are addressing workforce development and training in their efforts. Please come prepared to share more about how or if your ecosystem leverages federal workforce funding and has […]

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SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids
March 29, 2022

Learn about SOLIDWORKS® Apps for Kids, a powerful tool for children from ages 4 to 14 to begin exploring the excitement of imagining and designing creations. SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids inspires young thinkers and gives them the tools to turn their wildest creations into reality. A web-based collection of apps available for tablets and other mobile devices, SOLIDWORKS Apps for […]

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Strengthening STEM Ecosystems Act
February 18, 2022

If passed, the Strengthening STEM Ecosystems Act, introduced by Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ) and Jerry Moran (R-KS), would establish a grant program within the National Science Foundation to provide $25 million in funding to STEM Ecosystems and their partners. In this webinar, James Brown, director of the STEM Education Coalition, and Jeremy Babendure, executive director of the SciTech Institute of […]

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Supporting Readiness through Vital Civic Empowerment (SRVCE)
January 17, 2022

Supporting Readiness through Vital Civic Empowerment (SRVCE) is an inquiry-based, active learning experience for young people exploring civic participation in their own communities. Learn more about the pilot with the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice.

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Ecospheres Training
December 1, 2021

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. The Pennsylvania Statewide STEM Ecosystem (PSSE) is an Ecosphere comprised of the state’s 8 formal Ecosystems and additional STEM stakeholders. […]

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Building & Maintaining Partnerships with Business & Industry Part 2
October 30, 2021

This is Part II of our conversation with Ecosystem leaders about building and sustaining partnerships with Business & Industry. Business and industry is a huge stakeholder within a community and critical to the success of Ecosystems. Learn more from experts in the field with the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice.

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NSF Award-winning – Purpose and Meaning Career Fit Assessment – Helps Students Find Their Way
October 30, 2021

Finding our purpose and turning it into a meaningful career path is difficult for all of us. In order to support students in making these decisions, Tallo has released its newest tool – PAM – in a suite of resources it offers to support students, families and educators find purpose and a meaningful career fit. NSF Award-winning Career Fit Assessment, PAM, which stands […]

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Community Colleges: Accelerating STEM Learning by Catalyzing Community Resources.
August 27, 2021

Across the country, community colleges are powerful, if underutilized, resources. Community colleges offer secondary education and career pathways without the financial burdens of four-year colleges. They offer flexibility in scheduling and pace, better school-life balance. And importantly, community colleges offer a multitude of STEM education programs that are in demand by employers everywhere. They offer associate degrees and stackable credentials […]

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