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Campus Centers in STEM Education

STEM education centers and related offices are the hub of campus-based efforts leading the transformation of undergraduate STEM education at their institutions and beyond. While there is large variety in the structure and identity of STEM education efforts, they all have common functions and goals. Read more »

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The Network

NSEC is an organization of campus-based centers and offices that serve as catalysts for educational transformation in STEM. The network allows center leadership, university and college administrators, and state and national policymakers to have a central hub for their communal efforts. Read more »

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STEM Education Center Toolkit

The Toolkit is a mechanism for spreading the wealth of knowledge and expertise about STEM Education around the community. It explores important issues for STEM Education Centers and provides examples of how members of the community have addressed those concerns. Read more »

Save the Date - June 9-11, 2021 for the NSEC/ ASCN: Transforming Institutions 2021 Conference. Posters abstracts are due May 15.

We are excited that the Transforming Institutions 2021 Conference will be jointly hosted by the Accelerating Systemic Change Network (ASCN) and the Network of STEM Education Centers (NSEC). The Transforming Institutions Conference is designed to bring together researchers, faculty, change agents, administrators, center staff and directors, and policymakers to focus on transforming undergraduate education. Participants will have the opportunity to identify critical questions facing institutional change, foster connections with colleagues interested in change, and address important topics related to transforming institutions in higher education. We will be virtual this year.

NSEC Webinar on Supporting Educators on April 27 at 1:00 pm ET.

Join us on Tuesday, April 27 for a discussion with Centers and Institutes on how centers are supporting educators during the pandemic and via a mostly virtual environment. NSEC is pleased to host short presentations from three centers/institutes followed by discussions with the community on the many ways that you have been supporting your campuses during this time.We will hear from the:

  • Engineering Education Transformations Institute (EETI) at the University of Georgia presented by John Morelock, Associate Director of the EETI
  • STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute (SERPI) at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) presented by Pratibha Varma-Nelson, Professor of Chemistry and the founding Executive Director of SERPI
  • Tennessee STEM Education Center at Middle Tennessee State University presented by Gregory Rushton, Director, and Mandy Singleton, Director of Outreach and Communications of the Tennessee STEM Education Center

Date and Time: April 27, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwsdOGrqjgjGN3taJ_lra8entx_QEzUpZL3

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