STEM Education Center at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

To transform STEM education for ALL with PK-12 educators through professional development, research, and community engagement

STEM Education Center, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Established: 2011

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Vision and Goals

We envision a world in which educators guide integrated and inclusive STEM learning alongside their students to solve relevant problems in their lives and community.

Our core values are:
- empowering educators
- high quality STEM
- equity and access
- communities in partnership
- scholarship in STEM education

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Description of Programming

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