Coalition, ATEC, and Spartan College Meet with Federal Leaders on Aviation Workforce Issues

TweetOn June 13, representatives from the STEM Education Coalition, Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC), and Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology  met with policy staff from the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). ATEC is a longstanding member of the Coalition’s leadership council and represents aviation […]

STEM Education Coalition to Join Landmark White House Gathering of Nationwide STEM Leaders

TweetJames Brown, Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition, was recently invited to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on June 25-26, 2018, in Washington, D.C. According to the OSTP, the State-Federal STEM Education Summit will convene […]

Coalition Keynote’s Minnesota Youth Conference

TweetAt the invitation of Ignite Minnesota, the state afterschool network, STEM Education Coalition Executive Director James Brown was the lead-off speaker at the Minnesota Youth Policy Forum. The Forum was hosted on June 6 at the Wilder Foundation in St. Paul, MN, just down the street from the state capitol.  The conference was attended by more […]

Coalition Supports House Bill to Realign NSF Education Grants

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition has voiced support for H.R. 5509, the Innovations in Mentoring, Training, and Apprenticeships Act. James Brown, Executive Director of the Coalition released the following statement : “We commend the House Science, Space and Technology Committee for advancing bipartisan legislation that would enable the National Science Foundation to better align its educational […]

Coalition Proudly Welcomes SHPE to Leadership Council

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition is pleased to announce that the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, or SHPE, has joined our Leadership Council.   Based in California and founded in 1974 by a group of engineers working for the city of Los Angeles, SHPE’s vision is “a world where Hispanics are highly valued and influential as leading […]

Building Blocks of STEM Act Passes House

Tweet The House of Representatives voted  to unanimously pass H.R. 3397 Building Blocks of STEM Act.  The bill, sponsored by Representative Jacky Rosen (NV-3), instructs the National Science Foundation, when awarding grants under the Discovery Research PreK-12 program, to consider age distribution in order to more equitably allocate funding for research studies with a focus […]

Coalition Director Speaks on Learning Pathways at Arkansas STEM Summit

Tweet Coalition Executive Director of the STEM Education Coalition James Brown delivered a speech at the Second Arkansas STEM Summit about STEM learning pathways in line with the summit’s theme of “Spotlighting STEM.” The event was co-sponsored by the Arkansas STEM Coalition, AdvancED Arkansas, and the Arkansas Out-of-School Network. The conference focused on the world […]