Formed in 1999, the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Coalition advocates for financial and political support of STEM programs at all educational levels. STEM education is seen as a vital component for sustaining scientific and technical innovation, economic and community development, and global competitiveness. Increasing diversity in STEM fields for women and minorities is essential to these goals.

Coalition Activities

The STEM Education Coalition supports policies that increase federal funding for STEM programs. The coalition has more than 1,200 members and includes individuals, universities, professional societies, community organizations, and the private sector. The STEM Coalition is cochaired by the American Chemical Society and the National Science Teachers Association. The STEM Education Coalition recognizes that STEM education programs in the United States are not keeping ...

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