GOT STEM?
November 2020
The Donald McKinney Center for STEM Education Monthly Newsletter
NEWS FROM THE MCKINNEY CENTER

More STEM!!

To ensure that our stakeholders have easy access to our STEM resources, we have created a designated STEM Section on the Philadelphia Education Fund's website. Visit this section to explore our professional development, curriculum development, professional networks, career access programs, Resource Directories, and more!

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Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem &
Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective

The Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem is one of 89 national STEM Ecosystems and convenes STEM stakeholders to increase collaboration, coordination, and access. This fall's Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem stakeholder meeting will be held on November 17 from 9:30-11 AM.

In partnership with GSK. The Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective is a 10-year initiative that seeks to increase the number of individuals from underrepresented populations entering STEM careers.

Participation in both networks is free. Please contact Betsy Payne for further information.

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Philadelphia STEM Education Directories

The Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem just launched its new STEM Education Directory. The Program Directory lists out-of-school time STEM activities for Pre-K-12 children and youth in the Philadelphia area. The PD Directory includes STEM PD offerings for both classroom teachers and informal educators. We continue to accept listings for both, and there is no cost for either. Please email Betsy Payne for additional details or information.

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Pennsylvania STEM Coalition &
Pennsylvania Statewide STEM Ecosystem

The Pennsylvania STEM Coalition has teamed up with the Pennsylvania Statewide STEM Ecosystem(PSSE) to offer a series of STEM meetings and presentations throughout the fall. In partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, these events are an excellent opportunity to learn about STEM updates throughout the commonwealth, as well as as to network with colleagues. You can learn about and join the listserv HERE, and view a fall calendar HERE.

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Philadelphia Education Fund
Education First Compact - November 5

On the first Thursday of every month, The Philadelphia Education Fund presents its Education First Compact speaker series. Our team curates and produces session that attract the region's most respected education leaders. November's topic is: "From Pre-K to Fifth Grade: Early Literacy as Dropout Prevention." Details are included in the link above, and you can register directly HERE.

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