STEM Career Opportunities and Workforce Development

NSF Webinar for Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 21-033): Advancing Quantum Education and Workforce Development - Webinar 2

On June 29, NSF program directors held the second of a series of webinars to present and answer questions about this DCL.

 

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STELAR Webinar: K-8 STEM Career Competencies: Developing Foundational Skills for the Future of Work

On June 28, STELAR hosted authors Jessica Juliuson, Joyce Malyn-Smith, Sarah MacGillvray, and Clara McCurdy-Kirlis as they presented an overview of the competencies for their publication K-8 STEM Career Competencies: Developing Foundational Skills for the Future of Work.

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K–8 STEM Career Competencies: Developing Foundational Skills for the Future of Work

This framework identifies 10 foundational career competency areas correlated to characteristics of future work at the Human Technology Frontier and what thought leaders in the field believe successful workers in those environments need to know and be able to do. It is meant as a guide for teachers interested in helping their students develop the foundations of skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to be successful in life when they exit formal schooling. Many of the suggested competencies may already be included in the curriculum or pedagogy in K-8 classrooms.

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Fairness in Artificial Intelligence in Collaboration with Amazon (FAI) Program Webinar

Please join the NSF staff for a webinar for Fairness in AI program (NSF 21-585)

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2021 ITEST Solicitation Webinar - How to Write a Competitive Proposal

On Wednesday, July 7, STELAR hosted National Science Foundation Program Officers for the second webinar on the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Program’s Solicitation (NSF 19-583).

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Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) 2021 Solicitation

ITEST is an applied research and development (R&D) program providing direct student learning opportunities in pre-kindergarten through high school (PreK-12). The learning opportunities are based on innovative use of technology to strengthen knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communication technology (ICT) careers.

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2021 ITEST Solicitation Webinar: Solicitation Overview

On June 30, STELAR hosted National Science Foundation Program Officers for a series of informative webinars on the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Program’s Solicitation (NSF 19-583).  During this webinar NSF Program Officers Bob Russell, Alicia Santiago, and Gavin Fulmer, reviewed the goals of the ITEST program, highlighted key aspects of the solicitation, and provided guidance on developing a competitive proposal.

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STELAR Webinar: K-8 STEM Career Competencies: Developing Foundational Skills for the Future of Work

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NSF Webinar for Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 21-033): Advancing Quantum Education and Workforce Development

The National Science Foundation published NSF 21-033, “Advancing Quantum Education and Workforce Development” in December 2020. This Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) encourages submission of proposals for projects that will motivate and prepare students for quantum industries of the future. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is interested in preparation of students for quantum information science and engineering (QISE) at all levels and in all settings, both formal and informal.

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REL Northeast & Islands Webinar: Evaluating Professional Learning: Introduction to a Tool for Schools and Districts

This workshop will introduce state, district, and school leaders to a new tool to assist in evaluating their professional learning initiatives. The workshop will present Evaluating Professional Learning: A Tool for Schools and Districts and provide suggestions for getting started. A practitioner from Connecticut will also share about lessons learned using the tool. Following the workshop, office hours will be available for participants who need additional support in getting started.

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