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PA STEM Coalition


The Pennsylvania STEM Coalition is an initiative under the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the purpose of uniting all STEM stakeholders (ecosystems, networks, consortiums, business/industry, higher education, LEAs, libraries, NGOs, out of school time organizations, etc.) from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

The Pennsylvania STEM Coalition is a collective of stakeholders that planted the seeds for: 

• A common vision for STEM
• Monthly virtual statewide STEM collaboration meetings
• The Pennsylvania’s computer science initiative
• The expansion of STEM Ecosystems
• The formation of the PAsmart[SEP4]Initiative
• The review of Pennsylvania’s Science standards

The PA STEM Coalition is being led by Judd Pittman, Special Consultant to the Secretary of Education on STEM, and the Pennsylvania Statewide STEM Ecosystems (PSSE). The vision of the PSSE is to support all Pennsylvanians' access to quality STEM education and career pathways and to becoming tomorrow’s leaders, influencers, and problem-solvers.

We invite all of the Pennsylvania’s STEM Champions to join us and to continue to support Pennsylvania’s vision for STEM!

STEM Education Policy Memo to Biden Administration

The Pennsylvania Statewide STEM Ecosystem (PSSE) is pleased to present this policy memo which is based on a stakeholder survey implemented in winter 2021. The survey collected data from 160 of stakeholders, comprised of a diverse sampling of professionals working as principals, teachers, formal and informal STEM educators, consultants, program managers, heads of professional development, school counselors, superintendents, assistant superintendents, and more. This memo is intended to help inform and guide the Biden/Harris administration as the administration designs and implements policies pertaining to STEM Education.

You can communicate directly with other PA STEM Coalition members using our list below. Please be aware that you MAY NOT use this list to fundraise for your agency, to relay non-STEM information, etc. Of course, you MAY use this list to communicate with other PA STEM Coalition Members; do BLIND-COPY the recipients and make the SUBJECT LINE specific. We will update the PA STEM Coalition listserv quarterly. Thank you and happy connecting!