Category Archives: STEM

EAST in the Valley of Innovation

  Nov. 10, 2016 – What a week this was! As I write this, a team representing the EAST Initiative is on a plane heading home from Silicon Valley after very little sleep but so much engagement and excitement. Last … Continue reading

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Summit Summit Disrupt Summit

I promised last time that I would report back on what I learned during my sojourn up into the Boston Mountains, but I’m not sure that I can relate it all in a single blog post. Over the course of … Continue reading

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Here’s What is Happening

Hello, It’s Good to Be Back   Well, I know that it has been a while since we last met here on the blog, but we here at EAST have been busy “dreaming up” a more coordinated communications strategy and … Continue reading

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EAST and the Inaugural Afterschool STEM Summit

I recently had the opportunity to network with several new (to me) people and organizations working hard to provide significant opportunities for students around the country. The Inaugural Afterschool STEM Summit was hosted by the Noyce and C.S. Mott foundations … Continue reading

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Why STEM Matters

  This week’s guest blogger is Dr. Suzanne Mitchell, the Executive Director of the Arkansas STEM Coalition. EAST is proud to be a member of the Coalition and the work it is doing to create opportunities for students. The example that the … Continue reading

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