ENGINE of Central PA, Empowering Next Generation of Innovators and Entrepreneurs, is a collaborative network elevating and cultivating cross-sector partnerships. Our network builds a community of lifelong learners that promotes equitable access to meaningful trans-disciplinary experiences. We strive to empower youth living and working in our region to be innovative problem-solvers, ready to succeed in careers of tomorrow.
ENGINE of Central PA is comprised of the following counties in Pennsylvania: Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Cumberland, Dauphin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, and Schuylkill.
We strive to:
- Educate the community about the STEM mindset as defined by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
- Increase the number and support cross-sector partnerships that develop innovative, relevant, and meaningful projects and activities.
- Provide equitable access to STEM experiences for all students.
- Elevate ecosystem organizations’ trans-disciplinary opportunities, resources, and events that align with the ENGINE of Central PA vision.
- Increase the number of career-ready, well-informed citizens to meet the demands of our future STEM workforce and community needs.