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

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem &
Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective

The Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem is one of 89 national STEM Learning Ecosystems. It is built upon collective impact model, and convenes diverse STEM stakeholders to increase collaboration, coordination, and access. Membership in the Ecosystem is free.

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. Membership in the Collective is also free.

Lastly, this fall's national Ecosystem Community of Practice (conference) will be held on October 19-21, 2020. The theme will be Resilience and Resolve:
The Power of Thriving STEM Learning Ecosystems. The registration fee is nominal, and depends upon one's affiliation with a STEM Ecosystem. Visit the National Ecosystems Website for details and updates.

Please contact Betsy Payne for further information about any of the items listed above.

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Philadelphia STEM Education Directories

The Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem is accepting entries for its new STEM Program Directory and STEM Professional Development Directory. The Program Directory will list out-of-school time (OST) STEM activities for Pre-K-12 children and youth in the Philadelphia area. The PD Directory will include STEM PD offerings for both classroom teachers and informal educators. We are currently accepting listings for both (click on the above links), and there is no cost to be included in either. We expect the Directory to be ready for use in late fall.

Please email Betsy Payne for additional details or information.

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PEF is Hiring

The Philadelphia Education Fund is hiring a Special Assistant to the CEOThis full-time, professional role will put you in charge of diverse special projects and in the center of regular marketing and communications initiatives. The posting and additional details are HERE.

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