Home & Community Workgroup
STRATEGY - Increasing access to STEM education and careers in the home and community.
Out-of-school time programs providing high-quality and culturally responsive STEM opportunities are accessible to all girls and Black and Latinx Philadelphia students.
Philadelphia schools have access to consistent frameworks to define and measure high-quality and culturally competent STEM programming.
K-12 STEM Philadelphia school programs have access to culturally competent content.
Black, Latinx, and women Philadelphia high school students have access to the pre-requisite classes necessary for students to enter STEM programs in college or directly into STEM careers.
Philadelphia high schools and STEM employers collaborate to develop real-world and career-transferrable experiences that align to STEM careers
Philadelphia schools adopt consistent frameworks to define and measure high-quality and culturally competent STEM programming.
K-12 STEM Philadelphia school programs across the city integrate culturally competent content.
Philadelphia high school students successfully complete pre-requisite classes necessary to enter STEM programs in college or directly into STEM careers.
Philadelphia school students enroll in real-world and career-transferrable experiences that align to STEM careers via high school/STEM employer collaborations
Manager of Outreach, Education & Research
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
"Philadelphia STEM Equity Week" Mayoral Proclamation
PSEC is proud to announce that Mayor James Kenney has made a proclamation declaring the week of October 30 as Philadelphia STEM Equity Week, signaling the City of Philadelphia’s commitment to fostering quality education, embracing diversity and supporting our young people to access and thrive in the workforce. These are the key conditions required to build and sustain an economy that benefits all of our residents and capitalizes on the brilliance of our diverse community members. To see the proclamation, please go HERE.
Rubric for High-quality and Culturally Competent Out-of-School Time Programs