STEM Education Coalition Policy Advocacy

STEM Ed Coalition Executive Director James Brown Testifies Before Congress

STEM Ed Coalition Executive Director James Brown Testifies Before Congress

The central mission of the STEM Education Coalition is to inform federal and state policymakers on the critical role that STEM education plays in U.S. competitiveness and future economic prosperity and to advocate for policies that will improve STEM education at every level. See our detailed Core Policy Principles below.


Core Policy Principles (published in April 2014)

To All STEM Advocates:

Throughout the year, the STEM Education Coalition invites people to write to their Representatives and Senators regarding pending legislation and policy issues. Make sure you get involved today!


Coalition Advocacy Announcements:


STEM Ed Coalition Praises STEM Focus in ECCA/ESEA Bill


Senate ESEA Push Yields Huge Victory for STEM Education

Coalition Statement on House's America COMPETES Act Reauthorization Act

Over 90 Organizations Sign Letter in Support of STEM Education as an ESEA Priority

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

Coalition Supports Perkins Act Reauthorization

Coalition Publishes 2014 Annual Report

Coalition Opposes Passage of Student Success Act, Supports Successful Workforce Amendment

Coalition Supports Passage of the STEM Education Act

Coalition Statement on FY16 Budget Proposal


Write to Congress: Support STEM Education as a National Priority

Coalition Issues Priorities for ESEA, Reacts to Alexander Proposal

Coalition Issues Statement on Final FY15 Spending Bill

Broad Array of STEM Organizations Support Common Standards in Math, Science

A New Era in STEM Education

US Reps Kilmer & Bucshon Encourage Continued Development of National AP Engineering Course

Coalition Praises House Action on STEM Education Act

Coalition Offers Recommendations to White House on STEM Policy

Rep. Joe Garcia Introduces I-STEM Network Legislation

STEM Ed Coalition Featured on C-SPAN's Washington Journal

Coalition Issues Statement in Strong Support of Common Standards

Coalition Submits Testimony for Senate Innovation Hearing

Coalition Issues 2014 Update to Core Policy Principles to Improve STEM Education

Coalition Supports Merkley-Franken STEM Appropriations Letter

STEM Education Coalition Supports U.S. News STEM Solutions

Coalition Statement on FIRST Act

Coalition Responds to Administration’s FY 2015 Budget Proposal

STEM Champion Rep. Rush Holt to Retire

Coalition Response to President’s State of the Union Address

$1.1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill Addresses Key STEM Issues

Coalition Releases 2013 Annual Report

Check out the Coalition’s written testimony to the House Science Committee on STEM ed policies and the reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act.

House Science Committee Leaders Circulate Discussion Drafts of Legislation to Reauthorize the America COMPETES Act

STEM Ed Coalition Invited to Testimony at House Hearing on Interagency STEM Programs

STEM Education Coalition Statement on Student Success Act

STEM Ed Coalition Statement on Senate Passage of Immigration Bill

Statement by STEM Education Coalition on Student Success Act

Minnesota Education Group Applaud Sen. Franken’s Efforts to Champion STEM Education

STEM Ed Coalition Statement on Strengthening America’s Schools Act ESEA Legislation

Coalition Urges Senate Judiciary Members to Support STEM Education Amendment

Coalition Urges Senate Offices to Sign Merkley-Franken Dear Colleague Letter

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

2012 Annual Report for the STEM Education Coalition