We have had two Communities of Practice Meetings so far this year and are looking forward to our upcoming meetings in 2018! In our first meeting, we focused our discussion on the needs of the programs to guide our discussions throughout the year. The group competed in a BreakoutEDU activity, where they had to [...]
This session's focus was workforce development, where OC STEM had the opportunity to arrange for six local businesses to host small groups to learn more about their industry. During the site visit, Ecosystem members had the opportunity to learn about the latest industry innovation, work environments and skills that are needed for employment in STEM-based [...]
Focus: Resource Sharing The Communities of Practice (CoP) exists to create a peer network for Expanded Learning staff to share promising practices, develop new ideas and learn from each other. Join us as we discuss a variety of STEM Resources available to those in expanded learning programs. Additionally, we will talk about promising practices in [...]
More details on this two-day training session to follow. For information on the Dimensions of Success observation tool itself, visit; http://www.pearweb.org/tools/dos.html.
Please don't forget to register for the first communities of practice this year: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/risp-communities-of-practice-meeting-tickets-18056222648 password: CoP
The STEM Funders Network (SFN) announced today that OC STEM is one of the 27 communities selected to pilot the national STEM Ecosystems Initiative. This project, built on over a decade of research into successful STEM collaborations seeks to nurture and scale effective science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning opportunities for all young people. [...]