Labor Market Data for K-12 Educators Forum

Firefighter. Mail carrier. Doctor. Nurse. Lifeguard. These are the people in your neighborhood, the careers you know about from an early age, so when someone asks a kid “what do you want to be when you grow up?” it’s likely those careers will come up.   In King County, however, the visible careers aren’t always […]

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2018 Advocacy Day

Last week, Washington STEM staff traveled to Olympia to meet with legislators to advocate for STEM education issues.  We were joined by our regional STEM networks and partners to promote key opportunities to support STEM education for Washington students during this short legislative session. Together, we connected 65 attendees with legislators and held over 70 […]

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Unified Robotics: Inclusivity, STEM, and Collaboration

Our guest blogger is Delphine Lepeintre.  She is  currently a senior at Newport High School in Bellevue, Washington. She enjoys calculus group quizzes, writing for her school newspaper, and is a proud member of both her FIRST robotics team and Unified robotics team!   Lego pieces littered the floor. Sean described to me his newest idea […]

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2017 State Legislative Session Update: STEM = STRONG

Earlier this month the Washington Legislature made some big decisions for public education by passing the 2017 operating budget and the McCleary-K-12 funding plan, both signed by Governor Inslee.   Washington STEM worked in partnership with our STEM Networks and over 100 community, business, and education leaders to advocate for the support of STEM education. […]

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Bridget Sevigny, Senior Engineering Manager and STEM Superstar

On May 4, 2017, Washington STEM and Tableau hosted an evening focused on supporting computer science education. Bridget Sevigny, a Senior Engineering Manager at Tableau, delivered these remarks about her support of STEM education.   My path through STEM starts before I was born.  My older sister—Elizabeth, Co-Director of the Science and Math Institute in […]

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