Coalition Supports Sen. Merkley’s STEM College and Career Ready Budget Amendment

TweetTo All Senate Offices:  On behalf of the STEM Education Coalition, I urge you to support the Merkley Amendment to the Senate Budget Resolution to “create a reserve fund to expand, enhance, or otherwise improve science, technology, engineering, math, and career and technical education.”   The amendment language and a summary are attached to this message. […]

Support National Engineers Week

TweetTo All House Offices- I am writing to urge you to co-sponsor and support a resolution authored by Rep. Daniel Lipinski honoring National Engineers Week. Engineers are an incredibly important part of the American workforce. Engineers are also a crucial link in research, development, and the transformation of scientific discoveries into useful products — and […]

Math and Science Partnership Funding Restored!

TweetGreetings STEM Ed Coalition Affiliates and Colleagues- Good News! This afternoon the Senate Appropriations Committee restored $51 million in funding for the Department of Education’s Math and Science Partnership, which had been earlier been cut from the program by the Labor, HHS, Education Subcommittee.   The program would continue at the current funding level of $150 million […]

STEM Ed Update: Sign-on Letter on Federal Budget, Upcoming Events, NEW STEM Reports

TweetGreetings STEM Ed Coalition Affiliates and Colleagues- A number of great events and key reports on STEM listed below, but first please review the action item letter from the coalition to House and Senate appropriations leaders. Action Item: Sign on to STEM Education Coalition letter on FY2013 Appropriations to Senate appropriations leaders In the attached letter the […]

Coalition Issues Core Policy Principles for 2012

TweetEach year, the Coalition revises and reissues its Core Policy Principles, which are used to guide the advocacy activities and goals of the Coalition throughout the year.  This year, the Coalition has expanded its activities to address for state-based STEM education issues and to address STEM programs more broadly across the federal government.  Here’s the […]

Coalition Testifies to House Approps on NSF’s Education Programs

TweetToday, the Coalition was invited to testify before Chairman Frank Wolf’s Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science on the role of the National Science Foundation in improving STEM education.   Here is the Coalition’s testimony: James Brown Executive Director STEM Education Coalition Spoken Testimony House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science March 22, […]