Do you care about K-12 education and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)? Want to make a difference in Worcester? The STEM Education Center and Pre-collegiate Outreach Programs offices at WPI are hiring an AmeriCorps VISTA to to help build the infrastructure and capacity at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to sustainably and effectively support PreK-12 students, educators, and families in the greater Worcester County region with equitable access to high-quality, integrated, and inclusive STEM education opportunities. The position is a year-long opportunity starting in July 2019. Learn more about the opportunity by reading the job description and apply now. Applications are due no later than May 1st (or until the position is full). Learn more about the AmeriCorps VISTAs at WPI in 2018-2019.
A great teacher can spark a love of STEM in future generations of students, which is why we at the STEM Education Center are committed to empowering them with the guidance to lead relevant, integrated, and inclusive STEM learning experiences with their students and communities.
Through our work, we’re dedicated to the strengthening of STEM learning ecosystems through partnerships among teachers, administrators, community members, and funders—all with the common goal of advancing and transforming STEM education.
We offer undergraduate STEM teacher preparation for licensure at the middle- and high school levels, professional development for current PreK-12 educators, research to advance STEM education, and community engagement to foster equity and access for all learners.
Every year, the STEM Education Center recognizes educators and education leaders dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics at our annual event AweSTEM! 2019's event was held on Wednesday, March 27th from 3:30-5:30 pm in Alden Memorial Hall. The theme was Growing STEM in Our Communities. Learn more about the 2019 event...