News and Events
Explore the latest news about the STEM Careers CoalitionTM and the latest information from the STEM industry. Stay tuned for more information from our Corporate Partners on closing the educational access gap and inspiring all students have the chance to achieve career success.
Leveraging the Private Sector to Support Students and Educators During COVID-19
The global COVID-19 pandemic illuminates the importance of STEM careers worldwide.
But for many minority students, the idea of a science, technology, engineering, or math-based career is intimidating and seemingly unachievable. Research by Pew Charitable Trusts finds that people of color remain largely underrepresented in the STEM workforce and, while women make up broadly 50% of that workforce, gender equality in STEM varies widely by the career. The lack of diversity in STEM compounds the impacts of young people’s access for such careers. Simply put, you have to see it to be it.
That’s why Discovery Education created the STEM Careers Coalition. Through the Coalition, Discovery Education and its private sector partners are tackling the diversity and opportunity gap in the STEM workforce pipeline. By leveraging the power of digital resources, organizations are investing in communities to close the access gap and change the education experience of millions of students. Together, Discovery Education and partners like Boeing, Microsoft, Chevron, API, and Manufacturing Institute are working together to show the students of today the careers and pathways of tomorrow.
The STEM Careers Coalition would like you to join in spotlighting the STEM careers on the front lines of our communities’ current needs. How? Show how your corporation, non-profit, or industry pivoted skills and materials to meet communities’ needs arising from COVID-19. Create a video or proposal that:
- Shares how STEM careers meet COVID-19 response needs
- Demonstrate the flexibility of STEM Skills
- Inspire students through demonstrations of innovative thinking
These resources illustrate the dynamic nature of STEM skills and how they can adapt to evolving workplace needs. By doing so, the STEM Careers Coalition looks to inspire the future workforce – the students in the virtual classrooms today. From a socially distant living room, students and educators alike will have the opportunity to explore the wide world of STEM careers, and see, firsthand, how STEM fits into their futures.
About STEM Careers Coalition
A coalition of industry partners are joining forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide. The all-new STEM Careers Coalition’s™ mission is to empower educators to teach STEM effectively in the classroom, foster equity and access to quality education, and build the next generation of solution-seekers.
STEM Industry News and Conversations
American Consortium for Equity in Education
STEM Careers Coalition Named Best Career Readiness Solution from Excellence in Equity Awards
Tech & Learning
How to Encourage STEM With Student Input and Phenomenon-Based Learning
STEM Careers Coalition Named Best STEM Product by SmartBrief 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards
EduTalk Radio featuring Discovery Education and Pepsi Co.
The PepsiCo Foundation Helping to Support STEM Nationwide
EduTalk Radio featuring Discovery Education and Stanley Black & Decker
Creating STEM Career Interest in Manufacturing
US Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Authentically Sustaining STEM Equity Through Education
The STEM Careers Coalition Marks Second Anniversary with Expanded Career Readiness Resources and New Industry Partners Joining National Effort to Improve Student Outcomes
Tech Learning Magazine
Tech & Learning Magazine Names Discovery Education & Mystery Science Winners of the Best of 2021
Building Construction and Manufacturing into STEM Through Equity-Centered Education
Toward a More Diverse Technical Workforce
DuPont is fully funding Delaware initiative anchored by Discovery Education’s K-12 learning platform
THE Journal 2021 New Product Award Winners Announced: SCC Wins STEM/STEM Program
Advancing Equality and Inclusion in STEM
The Washington Informer
Oil and Natural Gas Industry Engineering Successful Opportunities for People of Color, Women
The STEM Careers Coalition Celebrates Manufacturing Day with Resources to Inspire the Creators, Doers, Makers, and Makers of Tomorrow in the Classrooms of Today
Diversity in Action
STEM Stars in Higher Education
Careers Coalition Celebrates Manufacturing Day by Looking to the Manufacturers of Tomorrow
Celebrate Modern Manufacturing with the STEM Careers Coalition
The American Consortium for Equity in Education
K12 STEM Career Resources from the American Petroleum Institute
Discovery Education Offers Free STEM Resources for Summer
Diversity in Action
Equalizing Opportunity: Initiative Pairs Educators with Corporate Leaders
Blog Talk Radio
America's Businesses Creating the Workforce We Need Today
Blog Talk Radio
How Boeing is Working to Bring Students Into STEM
American Consortium for Equity and Education