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:

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Partnerships and Collaboration