Washington STEM 2018 Legislative Recap

STEM in the Short Session   This year’s 60-day legislative session was a productive one for STEM education. Thank you to our state legislators who worked days, evenings, and weekends to craft legislation and a budget that provides strong opportunities for STEM education for Washington’s students.   Washington STEM also thanks the members of our 50-person […]

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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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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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