2012 “State of STEM” Conference

On December 17th, 2012 The State of STEM in Chicago in Out-of-School Time conference convened 200+ of Chicago’s top STEM‐education stakeholders and practitioners to share and discuss the results of the city’s first‐ever survey of out‐of‐school time STEM education opportunities.

Sessions included presentations from local and national leaders involved in system-building for youth and STEM, and working groups on digital and connected learning, state-wide learning exchanges, summer strategies, and strategic collaboration for increasing diversity in the STEM workforce pipeline.

The conferenced was organized by Project Exploration and the Chicago STEM Pathways Cooperative Team, supported by the HIVE Chicago Learning Network, After School Matters,  The Collaborative for Building After-School Systems and Motorola Mobility, and was hosted by the Illinois Institute of Technology,

Supporters: HIVE Chicago Learning Network, After School Matters, The Collaborative for Building After-School Systems and Motorola Mobility, and hosted by the Illinois Institute of Technology. Research funding has been provided by the Noyce Foundation and the Chicago Foundation for Women.

Reference Material from the Conference

Agenda and Schedule
Conference Documents (program, etc.)
Speakers
Breakout Sessions
Breakout Session Facilitators
Participating Organizations

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