STEM Fest 2012: A Serious Celebration

STEM Fest 2012 will be honoring 14 dedicated middle school STEM teachers from across the United States for their participation in Youth Service America's STEMester of Service. STEM Fest will highlight the program’s effective practices and its impact on student achievement, career and workforce readiness, and communities.

U.S. Chamber's Report Highlights Essential Role Businesses Play in Improving STEM Education

WASHINGTON, D.C.—At today’s national summit of business and education leaders, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) released a report outlining the essential role business plays in the success of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, which is crucial to U.S. students’ preparation for the future workforce and ensuring American economic health for future generations. 

Webcast -- The Case for Being Bold: A New Agenda for Business in Improving STEM Education

ICW's April webinar is a LIVE webcast of The Case for Being Bold: A New Agenda for Business in Improving STEM Education. We will be unveiling a new report addressing what needs to be done to strengthen the quality of STEM education in the United States and what kinds of bold leadership will be required on the part of the business community to make it happen.

Too often, STEM reform has entailed well-intentioned efforts to superimpose good ideas on a rickety, aged set of institutions and organizations. If today’s earnest efforts are to deliver more than that, then good intentions and thoughtful proposals must be joined by a fierce commitment to remaking America’s schools and school systems for the 21st century.