Innovation + Connection: The Power of Our STEM Networks

Our regional STEM Networks bring educators, business leaders, STEM professionals, and community leaders together to build student success and connect them with STEM career opportunities in their communities.
Dry Falls State Park in our Apple STEM Network

Innovation + Connection: The Power of Our STEM Networks

Our regional STEM Networks bring educators, business leaders, STEM professionals, and community leaders together to build student success and connect them with STEM career opportunities in their communities.
Dry Falls State Park in our Apple STEM Network
Explore Regional Network Programs + Impact

Washington STEM creates and fosters a network of STEM partners that harness and employ STEM education best practices within their communities. Each Network represents a unique region of the Washington, however, all Networks strive to provide access to the best STEM education possible.

Explore Regional Network Programs + Impact

Washington STEM creates and fosters a network of STEM partners that harness and employ STEM education best practices within their communities. Each Network represents a unique region of the Washington, however, all Networks strive to provide access to the best STEM education possible.

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What do STEM Networks do?

Lead Locally

Networks are made up of STEM innovators, those organizations and individuals with the greatest potential to make a positive impact on STEM education.

Share Ideas

Networks work with Washington STEM to determine focus areas, those critical junctures where Washington STEM can have the most impact on student lives.

Foster Innovation

Networks help Washington STEM evaluate best practices that inform STEM reports, policy change, and scalable programs.
STEM IN ACTION
Driving Impact Across the State
"The STEM Networks are key drivers in developing local solutions to STEM education in their communities. Through shared learning and open dialogue, they help scale breakthrough solutions that benefit all students in Washington.”

Lee Lambert, STEM Network Director
Washington STEM
STEM STORIES See All Stories
Earth-to-Space: It's the West Sound STEM Network
On December 12 1,000 students from the West Sound STEM Network spoke with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station.
Inslee awards $6 million to create apprenticeship and career connections for 29,000 youth in 11 communities
STEM learning experiences, job shadows, career planning, internships, and apprenticeships become available thanks to new Career Connect Washington grant funding.
Kaiser Permanente: Supporting STEM, Educating Our Future Health Care Workforce
Susan Mullaney, President of Kaiser Permanente Washington, speaks on the importance of equality in STEM education and the positive impact it has on health care workforce development at the 2017 Washington STEM Summit at Microsoft.
STEM Like Me! introduces students to real STEM
Inspiring students to pursue careers in engineering starts in the classroom. Grants like STEM Like Me! empower teachers to introduce STEM professionals into the classroom to educate students about what careers are available to them.
You can help Washington students get a great STEM education.
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