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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A Washington STEM Transition Announcement

Dear Friends, Partners, and Supporters,   Washington STEM has worked for the past six years to advance excellence, innovation, and equity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for all Washington students.   Today we are launching into a new chapter of our growth as an organization. Our CEO for the past five years, […]

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The STEMtacular Science of Candy

  Click or treat!   It’s that time of year again, when candy of all shapes, sizes, and Red 40 content makes its way off store shelves and into our homes (and stomachs). But where do all these crazy edibles come from? They’re the brainchild of food scientists.   Like most careers today, candy making […]

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