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STEMX - This website provides an accessible platform for states to share, analyze and disseminate quality STEM education tools to transform education, expand the number of STEM teachers, increase student achievement in STEM and grow tomorrow’s innovators. ...

Alliance for Students with Disabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics - Help for K-12 teachers, postsecondary educators, and employers in making classroom and employment opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) accessible to individuals with disabilities, and provides a place to share promising practices. The site also helps students with disabilities succeed in STEM courses and reach critical junctures on paths toward college studies and careers in STEM fields....

Change the Equation--Solving America's Innovation Problem - At this Website you will find state-by-state information on STEM activities....

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education - This page from the National High School Alliance provides information on current STEM education initiatives, programs, curricula and research. STEM education is an integrative approach to teaching and learning that draws on the foundations of each individual field to form a cohesive course of instruction. By breaking down the traditional walls between the subjects, students are able to garner a deeper understanding of each by applying the knowledge and skills typically learned in one subject to the others. STEM educations helps students gain a solid foundation of critical thinking skills that can be applied in other subjects and after graduation. (National High School Alliance)...

Innovation America: 2006-07 Chair's Initiative - The goal of the National Governors Association's 2007-08 Chair's Initiative is to assist governors in developing and implementing short and long run strategies to enhance the innovative capacity of their states, particularly in existing regions of innovation. As part of the initiative, NGA will host regional learning labs and workshops to help states improve education in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math and create new science and math academies to improve student achievement and grow a workforce in emerging occupations....

National Academy of Engineering - The National Academy of Engineering's mission is to promote the technological welfare of the nation by marshaling the knowledge and insights of eminent members of the engineering profession. An ongoing project of the Academy's Committee on Engineering Education is The Engineer of 2020, whose second phase will be to build on the phase I visions of engineering to develop strategies and concrete plans for engineering education. Also of interest is the EngineerGirl Web site, which provides information and resources for parents, teachers and other mentors to help encourage girls in math and science and support girls' pursuit of engineering careers....

National Research Council Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education - A national organization concerned with curriculum development and review, educational policy, research, assessment and evaluation. Responsible for developing and supporting the National Science Education Standards. ...

Project Lead the Way - Project Lead The Way is a national program forming partnerships among public schools, institutions of higher education and the private sector to increase the quantity and quality of engineers and engineering technologists graduating from the nation's education system. The project is currently operating in 45 states and the District of Columbia, and their Web site contains a Map that allows users to identify participating schools in their state....

The Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP) - COSEPUP is a joint unit of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine. COSEPUP conducts studies on cross-cutting issues in science and technology policy with special interdisciplinary panels comprising the nation's best scientific and engineering expertise....

National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions - The National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions is an umbrella organization for state coalitions of business, education and public policy leaders united for the improvement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education for all students. ...

Tapping America's Potential (TAP) - TAP is the project of 15 prominent business organizations in the United States concerned that the nation is falling behind other nations regarding mathematics and science education. TAP's goal is to work toward doubling the number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics graduates with bachelor's degrees by 2015....

Business-Higher Education Forum - The Business-Higher Education Forum is an independent, non-profit membership organization of leaders from American businesses, colleges and universities, and foundations. The Forum’s mission is to engage and inform members, policy makers and the public regarding strategic national challenges of high priority to both business and higher education, and to help shape sound policy to address these challenges. The Forum achieves its mission through collaboration of corporate and academic leaders, high quality policy research, effective communication, and advocacy with federal, state, institutional and corporate policy makers....

The National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science and Technology (NCSSSMST) - Established in 1988, the goal of the NCSSSMT is to foster, support and advance the efforts of those specialized schools whose primary purpose is to attract and academically prepare students for leadership in mathematics, science and technology. The NCSSMT provide a forum for schools to exchange information and program ideas and to evolve alliances. ...


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