Discover how we're growing a future-ready Washington

Washington STEM advances excellence, innovation, and equity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for all Washington students.
Middle school students in the Tri-Cities get hands on with Career Connected Learning.

Discover how we're growing a future-ready Washington

Washington STEM advances excellence, innovation, and equity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for all Washington students.
Middle school students in the Tri-Cities get hands on with Career Connected Learning.
EQUITY THROUGH ACCESS + OPPORTUNITIES
The research is clear: a strong cradle to career STEM education prepares students for high-demand jobs and contributes to the vitality of their families, communities, and local economies. Founded in principles of equity, partnership, and sustainability, Washington STEM creates solutions and partnerships that bring STEM education to Washington students, especially those historically underrepresented in STEM fields like students of color, girls and young women, students living in poverty, and students living in rural areas.
Focus Areas
We use research and community insights to determine STEM focus areas, those critical junctures where our work and our partners can create the most impact on student lives.
Partnerships
We forge powerful partnerships to unleash our collective potential. Partners help us create and scale solutions for Washington students.
Advocacy
We are the go-to resource for Washington policymakers at the state and federal level, offering pragmatic, nonpartisan policy recommendations to improve STEM access and success.
The Power of our Statewide Networks

Our regional STEM Networks bring educators, business leaders, STEM professionals, and community leaders together to build student success and engage them with STEM career opportunities in their local area.

Learn more about our networks

The Power of our Statewide Networks

Our regional STEM Networks bring educators, business leaders, STEM professionals, and community leaders together to build student success and engage them with STEM career opportunities in their local area.

Learn more about our networks

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PRIORITIZING EQUITY ACROSS THE STATE
Driving impact across the state
Learn how STEM influencers are engaging students of color, girls and young women, students from low-income backgrounds, and students living in rural areas across the state of Washington.
STEM STORIES See All Stories
Washington STEM lends expertise to Utah for developing Computer Science Master Plan
"This plan is the result of a thorough process, deep collaboration, and a tremendous amount of feedback between stakeholders."
Washington STEM Summit 2019
The 8th annual Washington STEM Summit brings together education, business, and community leaders to tackle some of the biggest STEM education issues in our state.
Sparking Inspiration for Future Success - Career Connect Washington Initiative Creates STEM Career Pathways
Susan Mullaney, President of Kaiser Permanente Washington and Washington STEM board member, shares her thoughts on what it takes to make sure that every student in Washington has the STEM skills and knowledge to take advantage of the economic opportunity in our state
WASHINGTON STEM 2019 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
This year’s 105-day legislative session was a productive one for Washington STEM! Throughout the session we’ve been engaged with legislators, community leaders, and partners from across the state to support legislation that will benefit Washington students equitably and strengthen our education systems.
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