southeastern massachusetts STEM News and Events
STEM Resource Fair is July 24 at Bridgewater State University
Don't miss the SE MA STEM Network's STEM Resource Fair 2015. Join hundreds of STEM stakeholders including parents, educators (early childhood and K-16) and representatives of business, government and community organizations to gather resources, connect with potential STEM partners, share ideas, and network.
Activities and information will focus on aligning workforce and education; integrating STEM, arts, humanities, and fitness; and learning about community STEM initiatives. Topics will include career and college readiness, STEM content professional development, and STEM literacy for all students.
Additionally - learn about Envision the Future - a comprehensive model designed to close the STEM gap for under-represented groups in STEM fields. Click here for more information.
The Resource Fair is FREE but registration is required. Click here to register.
Envision the Future is a five-day residential science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program for girls ages 11-13. The program models effective practices and is designed to foster interest in the STEM fields. The program will provide opportunities for participants to engage in challenging STEM activities, explore career options with STEM professionals, meet women role models in STEM fields, and connect with peers with similar interests and aspirations.
Some exciting workshops and activities planned include: using DNA to solve a crime, creating mobile apps, building an underwater remotely operated vehicle, designing a balloon car, programming robots, participating in the Women Heroes Writing Project, learning about the achievement of women in STEM throughout history, and working with mentors to design a career path.
Key Partners include: American Association of University Women (AAUW), Bridgewater State University, CONNECT Partnership, and the Office of Congressman Joseph Kennedy.
Registration for this year's program is now closed, but you may click here to learn how to replicate elements of the Envision the Future program.
Don't Forget the Network's Resources...
Including our searchable SE MA STEM Directory (new listings -- PBS's NOVA Education and HarborOne U); our Corporate Partner program (with member companies Accurounds, HarborOne Credit Union, Lockheed Martin, MathWorks, MEDITECH, Sensata Technologies, U.S. Air Force, and Verizon), and our Career Exploration website for middle and high school students. All resources are available through this website.
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The Southeastern Massachusetts STEM Network
A Resource for Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Education
The Southeastern Massachusetts Regional PreK-16 STEM Network is a collaboration of schools, colleges and universities, other formal and informal educational organizations, and business and industry whose representatives are concerned with improving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and increasing the number of students interested in and prepared for STEM-based careers.
This Network is one of seven regional STEM Networks in Massachusetts, all funded through the STEM Pipeline Fund of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. For more information visit About the Network.
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