Working Collectively to Change STEM Education

This week, stakeholders from across the country came together in Washington DC to work on advancing STEM education at the Next Steps Institute. With folks from Colorado, Alabama, Michigan, Arizona, and across the eastern seaboard, we saw the powerful impact of working together towards a common goal. Cindy Hasselbring, the Special Assistant to the State[…]

Collaboration Strengthens Long-Running GM GREEN Program

Guest Post by Teri Kline – Manager, Environmental, Facilities, & Materials Policy at General Motors At General Motors, we’re excited to be celebrating two important anniversaries this year with our valued partner Earth Force. The first is the 25th anniversary of GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network), a unique environmental education program that helps[…]

Engineering Real World Solutions to STEM Challenges

Guest Post by Dot Moss, academic program director in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Clemson University When I was asked to facilitate a pathway for the 2014 Next Steps Institute focused on engineering and its role within STEM, I wanted to put emphasis on the idea of action. All certified engineering programs at the[…]