January 16, 2015 The STEM Education Coalition today sent a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate education committees outlining key principles that should be embodied in legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, otherwise known as No Child Left Behind. The main focus of the Coalition’s advocacy will be on […]
December 12, 2014 The STEM Education Coalition, a broad alliance of more than 600 education, business, and professional organizations issued the following statement today on H.R. 83, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015: “The STEM Education Coalition is pleased that the final spending bill for Fiscal Year 2015, passed last night by the […]
International Innovation sat down with the STEM Education Coalition’s Executive Director, James Brown, to discuss the importance of STEM education in the United States, what trends we have seen over the past year, and what to expect in 2015. Read full story here. — International Innovation publishes global insight and analysis on current scientific research trends, as […]
The STEM Ed Coalition and its Members have worked with the offices of Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA06) and Larry Bucshon (IN08) on the importance of including engineering in the AP curriculum. This week, the offices released a statement in in support of an AP Engineering course. “In a bipartisan letter to the National Science Foundation […]
Tom Perry, Director of Engineering Education at ASME, and James Brown of the STEM Education Coalition, joined Larry Jacobs, host of EduTalk Radio, to discuss how to get more kids to look into engineering paths when thinking about their future careers. Listen to the interview here.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released a new online data tool focusing on nation-wide trends in science, technology, engineering, and math. The interactive, user-friendly tool allows educators, policy-makers, and business leaders to compare a wide range of data from early childhood education to America’s workforce in STEM fields. Please find the NSF press release below for more information about the […]
The STEM Education Coalition and Jerry Elner, National Director High School Development for Universal Technical Institute sat down with EduTalk Radio to discuss STEM Education and its role in creating a better American workforce. Listen to the full interview here.
The STEM Education Coalition is pleased to announce that Measured Progress, an industry leader in the development of customized, K-12 student assessments for schools, districts, and states, is joining the STEM Education Coalition Leadership Council. A non-profit based in New Hampshire, Measured Progress is also heavily engaged in work around student achievement and has extensive […]
As a part of the STEM Education Coalition’s ongoing effort to interview leading federal and state policymakers on STEM issues of the day, we are proud to present the following interview with the President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Sharon P. Robinson. .. Q1: Can you tell us a little […]