The DC STEM Network unites community partners to help inspire and prepare all DC youth to succeed, lead, and innovate in STEM fields and beyond. The Network connects educators, industry experts, community organizations, and colleges to support STEM learning across the city. The Network was formed in October 2014 through a partnership between Carnegie Science’s Carnegie Academy for Science Education and the DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education. Over 200 community partners have already engaged in the effort to enhance STEM learning opportunities for DC students and teachers within the classroom, outside of the classroom and in the workplace.
This past year, the Network has:
Moving forward, the Network and working groups are creating common measures for high-quality STEM, collaborating with schools to improve STEM offerings, increasing the number and quality of professional development opportunities for educators, and managing the DC STEM Fair.