Bob Abrams works with the Indiana Afterschool Network (IAN), coordinating that organization’s STEM initiative. He also serves as the Director of Administration of Magnify Learning, an Indiana-based organization that provides professional development in project based learning facilitation to educators nationally. Previously, Bob was employed for six years by Economic Opportunities through Education (EcO15) where he worked with educators and manufacturers in southeastern Indiana on programs focused on preparing the SE Indiana workforce to meet the requirements of STEM-based industry. He has extensive experience in small business and worked for Cummins Inc for twenty-two years in the areas of financial management and process improvement. He is a member of the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation Board of School Trustees and co-leads the Indiana STEM Education Taskforce, a state-wide coalition of representatives from informal education, business, K-12 education, higher education, state and local government, and STEM content providers.
Indiana STEM Ecosystem Initiative