About Washington STEM

Washington STEM was founded to reimage and revitalize STEM education for every student in Washington.  

 

The goal is for all Washington high school graduates to be STEM literate, prepared to complete post-secondary degrees, and thrive in Washington’s STEM-driven workforce and society.

 

They are tackling this problem by driving innovation and improvement in STEM education. They nurture and scale breakthrough ideas in STEM education, invest in communities to grow networks of STEM professionals and educators, and advocate for important policy changes.

 

Since its launch in March 2011, they have invested approximately $6 million and reached over 800 teachers, 24,000 students, and over 100 organizations.

 

Washington STEM Networks are creating unified systems of STEM education in their own communities – fostering partnerships, eliminating the duplication of work, and increasing impact. Washington STEM’s role in this process is to create a network of networks that spreads best practices among communities and drives the scaling of effective practices across the state.

 

Washington STEM invests in STEM Networks around Washington state to accelerate student success in ways that align with local economies.

 

In 2015, Washington STEM selected Sedro-Woolley to be a STEM Network!!! We are the first STEM Network to be established north of Snohomish County!

 

To learn more about Washington STEM, click here.

STEM in Action

STEM in Action stories spotlight innovations in STEM education accompanied with resources from the field to extend our impact.

 

Click here or on the image and watch video success stories from around Washington.

Skagit STEM Network

Planning Partners

Sedro-Woolley School District

City of Sedro-Woolley

Port of Skagit

EDASC

Janicki Industries

PeaceHealth/United General Hospital

Skagit Valley College

 

Community-based Organizations

Planning Partners

Boy Scouts of America, Mount Baker Council

Children's Museum of Skagit County

Community Action of Skagit County

Girl Scouts of Western Washington

Junior Achievement of Washington

Northwest Innovation Resource Center

Northwest WorkForce Council

Skagit Community Foundation

Skagit County Child and Family Consortium

 

Skagit School District Partners

Anacortes

Burlington-Edison

Concrete

Conway

La Conner

Mount Vernon

Sedro-Woolley 

 

Other Skagit School Partners

Immaculate Conception Regional School

 

Friends

KSVR Radio

PACCAR

Skagit County

Skagit Publishing

Rep. Rick Larsen

Contact Us:

Shaun Doffing

Career Connected Learning Coordinator 

Skagit STEM Network

sdoffing@swsd101.org

(360) 941-6929 

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene kicked off the second annual Spotlight on Women in STEM that attracted nearly 400 area junior and high school students from all Skagit schools. She shared her journey in STEM fields. “As someone who made a career in STEM before coming to Congress, I know how important it is for young women to develop the skills to compete in a 21st century economy,” she said. “Understanding how things work will benefit you wherever you go! I want to encourage you to pursue your passion.”

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