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We're pleased to announce our new CFO, Tarik Rahmani. His passion for education, equity, and STEM, as well as his financial acumen, make him a perfect fit for Washington STEM.
I want to be able to provide that same guidance to other students, as well as help others understand why all students in the education system need equitable standards and opportunities that can be relayed into a career. That’s why I’m a STEM Super Advocate.
Join us in wishing our retiring CFO, Cindy Gustafson, a fond farewell.
"As I move forward with this passion and in my future career, I intend to continue this path of science communication and engagement, working with students, engaging with the public, and sharing science with the world. That’s why I’m a STEM Super Advocate."
"I know there should be more women in the field being awesome and discovering new things. That’s why I’m a STEM Super Advocate."
When we want to think big at Washington STEM, we encourage each other to “put on Deb’s big hat.”
STEM in the Short Session
Dennis Conger comes by his expertise in career pathways honestly.
Firefighter. Mail carrier. Doctor. Nurse. Lifeguard.
Last week, Washington STEM staff traveled to Olympia to meet with legislators to advocate for STEM education issues.
Our guest blogger is Delphine Lepeintre. She is currently a senior at Newport High School in Bellevue, Washington. She enjoys calculus group quizzes, writing for her school newspaper, and is a proud member of both her FIRST robotics team and Unified robotics team!
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.
“The difference between a trip and a pilgrimage is that at the end of a pilgrimage, you are a changed person. This experience has taught me things I thought I knew and opened my eyes to how our country’s history impacts every one of us every day. Now that I know better, I must do better.” Lee Lambert, Network Director, Washington STEM
LESSONS FROM THE GOVERNOR’S SUMMIT ON CAREER CONNECTED LEARNING, MAY 31, 2017
“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus of Ephesus
On May 4, 2017, Washington STEM and Tableau hosted an evening focused on supporting computer science education. Bridget Sevigny, a Senior Engineering Manager at Tableau, delivered these remarks about her support of STEM education.
Our guest blogger Karolina Pyszkiewicz is a Computer Science major at the University of Washington, graduating this quarter. She is joining Google full time in July, and in the meantime will be doing mobile development for an early-stage startup based in Silicon Valley.
Happy New Year! We here at Washington STEM have been continuing our collaboration with the Workforce Board in observing, across the state, the different Learning Labs that create work experiences for young people.
In early November we hosted a first Student Design Team meeting with the intention of having students help us design a STEMfest event for girls.
As announced in late September, Governor Inslee, the Workforce Board, and Washington STEM identified 21 career related programs across the state with the goal of identifying promising practices and other success factors in career connected learning.
I have never watched the show Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader, but I can completely imagine the inadequacies you could feel when talking to one, or in my case, 6th graders, 7th graders, 8th graders, and some high schoolers.
Today is #DiscoverUWA, a campaign encouraging students of all ages to explore career and college pathways.
West Sound STEM Network Director Dr. Kareen Borders may be the only person (on this planet, anyway) who can get me excited about working late.
“Make it work.”
On July 7, Stemilt Growers hosted a group of Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) recipients along with Wenatchee Valley College (WVC) students to learn more about the company and career paths in high-tech agriculture.
Washington STEM designed the STEM Learning Tours to create an immersive experience around equity, access, and shared learning standards.
The Washington STEM Learning Tours were filled with engaging experiences, robust learning communities, and eye opening conversations.
We’re happy to share this guest blog from Raisbeck Aviation High School and The Boeing Academy for STEM Learning at The Museum of Flight.
Big news from Vancouver, Washington.