August 2017 – Parent Engagement Planning Call

This planning session is critical to get our materials in order to launch STEM-UP, on November 2nd,  day long media campaign to increase family engagement in STEM!  Meeting agenda and resources. Date and Time Tue, Aug 1, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT  

August 2017 – Insight on NSF Grants from the Field

A review of the background and focus of the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program. ISEP grant awardee from Buffalo, share NSF granting priorities that have recently evolved on long range workforce development, technology, and career counseling. Hear examples from the GTEST ITEST project under ISEP.

August 2017 – STEM-UP – Parent Engagement Planning Call #2

Planning Call #2 for the November 2, 2017 launch of a STEM-UP, a family engagement campaign. STEM-UP Overview: We believe STEM is everywhere and for everyone. November 2, 2017 will be a day of united practice to highlight STEM. Across the nation we will STEM-UP (United Practice). Before the Call:  […]

August 2017 – Early Childhood Education & STEM – Resourcing Mapping Group Call

Planning Call for the ECE & STEM Resource Mapping Group to identify Early Childhood Education Resources. Meeting Agenda: Proposed Work Plan:  Resource Mapping Folder:    

August 2017 – Early Childhood Education & STEM – Messaging Group Call

Planning Call for the ECE & STEM Messaging Group to draft easy to understand messaging to encourage more support for Early Childhood Education. This could include messaging to funders, policy makers, families, etc. Agenda: Proposed Work Plan:

August 2017 – STEM-UP Planning Call #2

Second Planning call for STEM-Up (rescheduled due to technical difficulties). Using the Afterschool Alliance’s Lights On Campaign as an example, as a community of practice, we would like to create STEM-UP as a national day of parent engagement to bring awareness of STEM in homes across North America. We propose that November 2, […]