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Paul G. Allen and Vulcan Inc. supporting educators

The Paul G. Allen Foundation is launching the a program to put a spotlight on K-12 teachers who have created innovative programs in computer science, engineering, and/or entrepreneurship.

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Educators, learn policy through this fellowship

The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program provides a unique opportunity for accomplished K-12 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educators to serve 11 months in Washington, DC, in a federal agency or US congressional office.

Einstein Fellows use their classroom experience and knowledge to contribute to federal STEM education programs. In the process, they develop a better understanding of the national STEM education landscape and enhance their skills as STEM educators and leaders.

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Welcome new director

Please join Battelle Education & STEMx in welcoming Michael Feder, Ph.D., to the role of National STEMx Relationship Manager. Michael comes from a small town in northeast Pennsylvania near Scranton and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Pennsylvania State University.

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STEMx Network Thriving, Adds Members in Florida and Maryland

The STEMx network, a coast-to-coast coalition of organizations advancing STEM, has added two new members: the Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub and the Maryland State Department of Education.

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Let’s get coding

Two years ago, Hadi Partovi and his brother Ali brought together top leaders in tech like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates to issue a simple call. They asked people to spend just one hour coding, getting an introduction to the computer languages that much of the modern world relies on.

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Sad news

Over the weekend, Margaret Ashida, Executive Director of STEMx, passed away. The education community has lost a leading advocate.

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To Congress: Reauthorize the Perkins Act

Today we joined over 200 businesses and other organizations in writing to Congress to urge reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins).

Together, we recommended that the reauthorization include alignment of CTE programs to labor market needs; support collaboration between secondary and postsecondary institutions and employers; increase student participation in experiential learning opportunities; and promote the use of industry-recognized credentials.

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Try out the STEMx Sustainability Compass

Today we announced the STEMx™ Sustainability Compass at a national Change the Equation summit in Washington, D.C. Co-developed with Education First and Battelle, this online tool is designed to help state STEM networks understand if they are on a path to sustainability.

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The Idea of Integrated STEM

If you ask five people to define STEM education, you’ll probably get five different answers. The reality is there is no single definition! The STEMx network thinks about it this way: STEM 1.0 = the acronym for the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics – each important in its own right

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Quick thoughts for

Today, I’ll be on a call with some of the great folks leading So, it’s a great reason to post a quick walkthrough of what the STEMx network does and why we do it.

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