This link is to information about the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS's) Project 2061. As noted at its website, "Project 2061, AAAS's long-term science literacy initiative, is embarking on a new three-year project to design and test classroom and teacher-support materials in the critical areas of middle school chemistry and biochemistry."
As noted at its website, "Change the Equation aligns corporate efforts in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to ensure that they add up to real, measurable growth in the achievement and STEM fluency of our nation's young people."
Educate to Innovate is a White House initative to promote the participation of American students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. As noted at its website, "this campaign will include efforts not only from the Federal Government but also from leading companies, foundations, non-profits, and science and engineering societies to work with young people across America to excel in science and math."
This link is to the Education Commission of the States' High School Database provides STEM related information and resources.
Great Minds in STEM aims to promote science, technology, enginering, and math careers in underserved communities.
This link is to the website of The High School/High Tech program, an initiative of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy.
As noted at its website, "The STEM Accelerator InitiativeÂ© is administered by the National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions (NASSMC), an alliance of 42 state coalitions of business, education, and public policy leaders working for comprehensive systemic change to improve STEM education for all students. The Accelerator Initiative answers an unmet need and occupies a unique niche in STEM education reform efforts by identifying, recognizing, and rewarding diverse programs with demonstrated positive impact on the STEM workforce pipeline."
This link is to the National Science Foundation funded National Center for Engineering and Technology Education.
This National Conference of State Legislators website provides overview information on STEM for state legislators.
As noted at its website, "The National Math and Science Initiative was formed to address one of this nation's greatest economic and intellectual threats - the declining number of students who are prepared to take rigorous college courses in math and science and equipped for careers in those fields. This project was initiated as a public-private partnership, led by private donors such as Exxon Mobil Corporation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation."
This link is to the National Science Board's 2010 report on STEM education.
This link is to the website for the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy. The Presidentâ€™s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology's 2010 Report on STEM Education can be accessed through this website.
This link is to the National Governors Association's communications toolkit for promoting STEM education and careers.
The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Coalition supports STEM programs for teachers and students at U.S. federal agencies. As noted at its website, "The STEM Education Coalition represents all sectors of the technological workforce â€“ from knowledge workers, to educators, to scientists, engineers, and technicians. The participating organizations of the STEM Education Coalition are dedicated to ensuring quality STEM education at all levels."
This link is to a 2008 report on science, technology, engineering, and math education from the State Educational Technology Directors Association.
This link is to the STEM Education Coalition. As noted at its website, "the STEM Education Coalition is composed of advocates from over 1,000 diverse groups representing all sectors of the technological workforce â€“ from knowledge workers, to educators, to scientists, engineers, and technicians."
The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) is the principal association representing the state directors for educational technology. SETDA's goal is to improve student achievement through technology.
Techbridge provides after school programs for girls encourgaing their engagement in technology, science, and engineering.