The STEM Education Center, WPI’s PreK-12 educator hub on campus, builds upon WPI’s dedication to supporting PreK-12 learning by engaging with members of the education community around STEM, including future and current teachers, administrators, and educators of all kinds. We follow WPI’s tradition of combining rigorous theory with practical experience to solve real-world problems and seek to support the STEM pipeline through diverse avenues including professional development opportunities for educators, as well as licensure and degree programs.

Designing My Future: A STEM Career Expo for Families and Students

What do cellphone apps, music, sports, drones, and ambulances have to do with STEM careers? Curious what jobs are in STEM careers? Wondering what you need to take in high school to go to college for STEM? Want to learn about local colleges and certificate programs that can help you get a well-paying job? Are you a youth looking for after school opportunities that will help you start your STEM pathway? Are you an adult thinking about a career change? Come to the first STEM Career Expo and ask your questions to local colleges, STEM business professionals, and out-of-school STEM programs. More information coming soon. Contact Katie Elmes with questions (kaelmes@gmail.com or 508-831-5703). Designing My Future events will be at the Boys and Girls Club of Worcester on Thursday, October 18th from 6-8pm and the Boys and Girls Club of Fitchburg/Leominster on Thursday, October 25th from 6-8pm. The events are free. There will be food, music, and childcare for younger kids. 

The STEM Education Center helped our school create a thoughtful plan to integrate STEM across our 5th grade team.

Keep up-to-date about the STEM Education Center and opportunities at WPI for educators through monthly newsletters and timely information about news and events for educators and those that support them.