The Boston and Metro North STEM Network is convened by the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC) and is led in partnership with the Metro North Regional Employment Board. We bring together partners from K-12 education, public and independent higher education, industry, out-of-school time programs and philanthropy all working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education to address the need for systemic change. In addition to administering regional projects, the Network regularly communicates information about funding opportunities, events, announcements and training sessions.
Historically, the networks have been operated and funded separately, which has established a strong foundation of committed local stakeholders and effective communication systems. By building upon the existing structures to develop a combined regional network, the Boston and Metro North STEM Network can more efficiently and effectively advance the goals of the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council to strengthen the Commonwealth’s pipeline of STEM skilled workers. The state STEM Council’s priorities are:
- Expand Work Based Learning Programs,
- Expand STEM Early College and Career Pathways, and
- Broaden and Deepen Computer Science and Engineering Initiatives.
For more information or to join the Boston and Metro North STEM Network, please contact Hilary Hutchison, STEM Partnership Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org).