Every economy in Washington is a STEM economy—from the Puget Sound to Yakima Valley. STEM Networks are a powerful strategy that supports communities to accelerate student success in STEM in alignment with local economic development. Washington STEM is investing in communities to seed STEM Networks and spread promising practices across the state.
The South Central STEM Network spans Yakima and Kittitas counties and parts of Klickitat and Grant counties, as well as several school districts located on the Yakama Nation Reservation.
The South King County STEM Network will weave STEM education outcomes into the already-established Road Map Project, impacting seven districts in the region.
Spokane County is a regional, economic, and cultural hub for a four-state region with over 1.9 million people.
Washington STEM is awarding investments to launch STEM Networks, supporting communities and regions in our state to revitalize STEM education and drive local economic development
A year after Washington STEM’s launch, its investments in improving STEM education are already paying off. Next up for Washington STEM is launching investments in STEM Networks, which will support communities and regions in the state as they revitalize STEM education and drive local economic development.
Dayton, Ohio has been a STEM powerhouse for over 100 years.
When the recession hit the rest of the country, it faced what Lenoir County, North Carolina had been struggling with for over 15 years.
Comprised of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island is more populous than 38 states. And like many parts of the country, the region is struggling to fill STEM-related jobs with local talent.
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