STEMpact

‘Eye-opening’ STEM Leadership workshop

By myralopez on September 26, 2016 in STEM, STEMpact

Admittedly spending most of his time in his “little world of the classroom” means Marvin Kopf doesn’t have a lot of time to be up on the newest STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) practices. Hopefully, that’s about to change for Kopf, an eighth grade science teacher with the St. ...

Eyeing a higher salary? Look at STEM jobs

By myralopez on August 5, 2016 in Science, STEM, STEMpact

(August 05, 2016 by Mary Shapiro, St. Louis Business Journal) The efforts to grow the STEM labor pool extend outside higher education. Webster and Washington University are among partners involved in STEMpact, a collaboration of St. Louis’ top STEM companies that’s combining the resources and hum...

Improving STEM integration in schools

By myralopez on October 5, 2015 in STEM, STEMpact

After an action packed two-week institute for teachers this summer, STEMpact and the Institute for School Partnership at Washington University in St. Louis returned this fall to deliver a STEM Leadership Series to school leaders across Missouri. Partnering with the Missouri Math and Science Coali...

Educators lead the way in STEM

By myralopez on July 2, 2015 in Science, STEM, STEMpact, Teacher Leadership

For the fourth year, a select group of St. Louis-area and Metro East educators will spend two weeks learning how to enhance their teaching in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). “The goal is not just to raise test scores but to foster and grow a lifelong interest in the...

Local STEM collaboration serves as national template

By myralopez on November 3, 2014 in STEM, STEMpact

Washington University in St. Louis’ Institute for School Partnership (ISP), along with local business leaders Sigma-Aldrichand Monsanto, presented at a nation-wide conference this fall, giving new insights on both the impact and importance of corporate partnerships in STEM education. The annual C...