The Foundation creates awareness and facilitates engagement, increasing career connected learning opportunities across the region.
The Foundation designed and launched STEM Like Me! an engaging interaction between STEM professionals and middle school students on the cusp of understanding who they can be in the future. STEM like ME! volunteers have inspired more than 3,000 students and the program was honored with a grant to participate in the Governor’s Learning Labs showcasing 22 best practices in STEM education across the State. STEM Like Me! also received a Pacific Education Institute’s FieldSTEM career connected learning grant, one of 10 State program award grants.