Meet the Players: STEM Education Focused Advocacy Organizations

Association for Career Technical Education

A national career technical education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers.

Business and Industry STEM Education Coalition (BISEC)

A coalition of industries dedicated to aligning their efforts to improve STEM education to develop our future workforce in order to build our nation’s economic competitiveness, sustain national security, and develop future jobs and employment specialties that engage a dynamic STEM workforce.

Change the Equation (CTEq)

Change the Equation pledges to create widespread literacy in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as an investment in our nation that empowers us all.

High School Alliance

Operated by the High School Alliance, this website provides information on current science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education initiatives, programs, curricula, and research. National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education – – A national organization representing the executives in charge of career technical education within each state.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

A national association supporting teachers to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students through vision, leadership, professional development and research.

National Math and Science Initiative

NMSI is a public-private partnership that provides the ideas, inspiration, and resources to help America regain its place of prominence in math and science education.

National Science Teachers Association

A national association of science teachers committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

STEMed Caucus

A coalition of members of the House of Representatives dedicated to disseminating policy initiatives currently under consideration by Congress and talking points in support of STEM education.

STEM Education Coalition

Chaired by the National Science Teachers Association, this coalition of education associations, businesses, and philanthropic foundations seeks to educate federal policymakers and key opinion leaders on the critical role that STEM education plays in U.S. competitiveness and our nation’s future economic prosperity.

Tapping America’s Potential (TAP2015)

A coalition of business organizations devoted to increasing the number of STEM degrees conferred to American students by 2015.

Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology

The Triangle Coalition is an advocacy organization that focuses on bringing together business, government, and education for the improvement of our nation’s STEM education. The Coalition has been mobilizing invested partners for over 25 years and has over 100 member organizations nationwide.

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