The STEM Education Policy Research Team is engaged in research and evaluation of federal and state level STEM investments with the goal of determining if there are positive impacts on student, teacher and other outcomes. Our current work includes partners such as the Department of Defense (Army), the Department of Labor, the National Science Teachers Association, and Indiana's GEAR UP Project (at Purdue University).
Mark Schneider, the director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), will be speaking about the current and future investments his agency is making in STEM areas.
The United States Department of Labor announced a new four-year $12 million grant today focused on creating cybersecurity apprenticeships to help fill a growing need for cybersecurity professionals.
Friday Institute Executive Director Carla C. Johnson, Ph.D. shares how she became interested in STEM education, what shaped her work and how she began working with astronaut Buzz Aldrin.