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  • Date: 02/15/2018
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This article provides an overview of the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE), which hosts resources for designers, evaluators, and researchers of informal STEM learning experiences and settings. ... »
  • Date: 02/13/2018
    Resource Category: Report
    The Science Festival Alliance (SFA) is a professional association of independent science and technology festivals. We are dedicated to supporting both new and existing festivals, and to fostering an international conversation about how to make public science events more meaningful, entertaining, and instructive. This annual report provides ... »
  • Date: 02/01/2018
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Project SYSTEMIC (A Systems Thinking Approach to STEM Ecosystem Development in Chicago) will apply systems thinking to a community-level STEM ecosystem development effort in one of Chicago's largest and most distressed neighborhoods. The project aims to broaden participation of African American and low-income Chicago Public School students (preK- ... »
  • Date: 01/26/2018
    Resource Category: Summative
    This report presents the findings from the summative evaluation of the Multi-Site Public Engagement with Science - Synthetic Biology project (MSPES), funded by an NSF AISL award. MSPES aimed to bring together public audiences and professional scientists through public events and forums centered on the topic of synthetic biology. The goal was to ... »
  • Date: 01/08/2018
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The Montana Girls STEM Collaborative brings together organizations and individuals throughout Montana who are committed to informing and motivating girls to pursue careers in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The Collaborative offers professional development, networking and collaboration opportunities to adults who offer and ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2018
    Resource Category: Report
    Transforming Communities provides an overview of the agency mission, vision, goals, and objectives, and includes highlights of IMLS initiatives and projects. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2018
    Resource Category: Report
    Each year, the National Alliance for Broader Impacts (NABI) seeks to understand the current state of broader impacts (BI) in the national context. In 2017, NABI convened two forums to identify needs and solicit recommendations. The first event was a 90-minute town hall session with 120 participants facilitated by Jamie Bell at the April 2017 BI ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2018
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The AITSE project, an NSF INCLUDES Design and Development Launch Pilot, will address broadening participation challenges specifically related to engaging American Indians in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. Many Native students decide not to pursue STEM degrees because of their low proficiency in math and science, ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Ecology Plus (Ecology+) is an NSF INCLUDES Launch Pilot project with a goal of increasing the participation of underrepresented minorities in a broad range of career pathways where ecology plays a role. This project recognizes that both innovative scientific research and wider societal participation are needed for effective and equitable solutions ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity Education Foundation (NAPE) will partner with a diverse group of organizations from six states (CO, ID, NM, NV, UT, and WY) to form the Intermountain STEM (IM STEM) project, an NSF INCLUDES Design and Development Launch Pilot project focused on the goal of increasing the participation and closing ... »