ITEST Webinar: How Business Partnerships Can Be Used to Engage Students in STEM Careers
Presenter: Judy Resnick, Project Opening Doors
Summary: On this webinar, participants learned how involving the business community can increase student engagement in STEM careers and learning. The Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s Education Foundation has a 25-year history in building effective business- education partnerships to ensure that Connecticut companies have access to a highly qualified workforce. Participants heard from two of CBIA's partners, Pfizer and General Electric about how they are involved in this work-based learning project designed to encourage students to enroll in STEM Advanced Placement courses. The webinar also featured a segment from CBIA’s Connecticut Career Pathways DVD Series. This webinar was hosted by Judy Resnick, Principal Investigator, Project Opening Doors: An AP mathematics and science strategy to prepare underrepresented students for college success and STEM careers, and ITEST Corporate Partners.
This is the third in a quarterly webinar series on STEM careers. Other webinars in this series are:
See link to webinar recording and attached presentation slides.