STEM Education Coalition Budget Priorities for FY17 Budget

TweetLast week, the STEM Ed Coalition issued its final letter to appropriators on the FY17 budget. The letter included the Coalition’s budget priorities and specific recommendations regarding funding priorities at the Department of Education and the National Science Foundation. These recommendations include: Supporting the proposal of $2.250 billion for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) […]

STEM Ed Coalition Supports Math Educator Nomination for Negotiated Rulemaking Nomination

TweetThe STEM Ed Coalition proudly supports nominating Dr. Diane Briars, President of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) to participate in negotiated rulemaking for the Every Student Succeeds Act. In addition to being President of NCTM and carrying out other leadership roles within the mathematics community, Dr. Briars has been engaged with the STEM community […]

STEM Ed Coalition Supports Modernizing Aviation Technician Education

TweetOn February 22nd, the STEM Education Coalition released a letter in support of the independent comments made by the Aviation Technician Education Council in response to the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) for Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 147, the regulation governing the operation of FAA-certified aviation maintenance technician schools (AMTS). In the letter, […]

NSBE Joins Leadership Council

Tweet February 11:  We are pleased to announce that the National Society of Black Engineers, or NSBE, has joined the STEM Education Coalition’s Leadership Council.   Based in Virgina, NSBE is an organization dedicated to increasing the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. Since its founding in 1975, […]

STEM Education Coalition Releases 2015 Annual Report

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition today published it’s Annual Report for 2015. The report highlights the Coalition’s activities, accomplishments, and major media coverage of its work over the past year. Several highlights of the Coalition’s work include: Rallying the support of more than 100 education, business, and industry stakeholders, as well as bipartisan support from House of Representatives […]

Recommendations on STEM Education Prepared for the 2016 Presidential Candidates

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition has produced a comprehensive set of policy recommendations for the 2016 Presidential candidates.  The Coalition’s recommendations cover broad principles for formulating a STEM policy agenda along with a range of specific actions and policy decisions, as well as a a variety of supporting facts to make the case for STEM education […]

Coalition Joins in Call for Action on Career and Technical Education Legislation

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition has joined over 400 educational organizations, private businesses, and professional societies in a joint letter asking Congress to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act. The letter follows the Coalition’s response to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions’ request for recommendations on the bill. The STEM Education Coalition works aggressively […]

STEM Highlights of FY2016 Omnibus Budget Deal

TweetAs the year comes to end, Congress is considering the final loose ends on 2016 federal funding. Included in the over 2000 page appropriations bill are several funding streams for STEM education programs and initiatives. The Math and Science Partnerships program at the Department of Education is funded at $152 million, which is consist with spending levels […]