Informal STEM Education 101: What We Mean when We Talk about Informal STEM Education

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition Policy Forum was proud to collaborate with the Afterschool Alliance, the Association of Science–Technology Centers, the Education Development Center, and the National Science Teachers Association to host the first of a series of briefings on informal STEM education. The briefing arose from comprehensive discussion on public policy issues related to “informal STEM education,” […]

STEM Literacy: Are We Keeping Up?

TweetThe STEM Education Coalition recently teamed up with Media Planet for their Education and Career News special publication on STEM education. The Coalition stressed the importance of STEM education for the American workforce, and what policy makers should be focusing on when approaching educational reform: “STEM education must be elevated as a national priority reflected through educational […]

Two New Aerospace Groups Join Coalition’s Leadership Council

TweetMay 14, 2015 The Coalition is pleased to announce two new members of it’s Leadership Council. The first is the Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC).   ATEC is a coalition of schools that educate airline repair and manufacturing technicians.  Their members range from universities to trade schools to community colleges and they are nationwide.   ATEC was founded […]

National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools (NCSSS) Joins the Coalition’s Leadership Council

Tweet May 5, 2015 The National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools (NCSSS) has joining the STEM Education Coalition’s Leadership Council.   Established in 1988, NCSSS was created to provide a forum for specialized secondary schools focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines to exchange information and program ideas.  The Consortium now includes approximately 100 […]

Coalition Statement on Senate ESEA Bill, Franken-Kirk-Murray Bipartisan STEM Amendment

TweetThe Coalition released the following statements on the Every Child Achieves Act and Franken-Kirk-Murray Amendment to the Senate’s ESEA bill: Every Child Achieves Act: While the Every Child Achieves Act retains the federal requirement for states to measure student achievement in math and science, it places no funding priority on the STEM subjects and would […]