STEM in the Community

 

Programs that serve to engage youth to learn and build essential STEM skills.


Community organizations play an important role in STEM education, serving as an extension of the classroom and engaging under-served populations. Spokane STEM offers an important link for collaborative work among community partners.

 

Goal: 

A strong network of community organizations that play an important role in STEM education by serving as an extension of the classroom. Spokane STEM engages under-served populations and offers a link for collaborative work among community partners.


Data: 

Sixth graders who have not had an opportuntiy for expanded learning are 6,000 hours behind by 6th grade. 



Why? 

Strategy 1: Create a Network of community organizations connected to drive experiences for students to engage in STEM activities.

Strategy 2: Promote high quality programs that grow a strong infrastructure of opportunity for all students.

Strategy 3: Make measureable progress on closing the opportunity gap for students who are not experiencing out of school learning opportunities. 

 


For an entire listing of the STEM-based opportunities offered through local community organizations, please visit our STEM Programs asset map


Please visit our Partners page to view the local community organizations that support STEM education both within and outside of our schools.

 

Founding Investors
http://www.avistautilities.com http://mckinstry.com/ https://washingtonstem.org/

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