A Call to Action from the 2014 Coalition for Science After School Summit (2014)

Date: 
Friday, June 20, 2014
Resource Type:
Conference Proceedings | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Afterschool Programs, Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks, Conferences
Audience: 
General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | Engineering | General STEM | Mathematics | Technology
Organization:
The Coalition for Science After School
Description or Abstract: 

From March 26-28, 2014, the Coalition for Science After School (CSAS) hosted its final summit, Passing the Torch: Advancing Opportunity for Quality Science Learning. The Summit was intended to: (1) celebrate a decade of progress in strengthening and expanding STEM learning opportunities in out-of-school time; (2) call attention to critical issues in ensuring that all young people have opportunities for quality STEM experiences in their local communities; and (3) stimulate ideas, strategies, partnerships and commitments to continue to increase opportunities for quality STEM experiences across settings. The report of the summit proceedings, A Call to Action from the 2014 Coalition for Science After School Summit, focuses on 11 areas to continue to advance the STEM in out-of-school time field after CSAS sunsets its operations on June 30, 2014.

Team Members

Leah ReismanProject Manager

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