By the time U.S. students reach high school, only 28% declare an interest in STEM related fields, suggesting we lose access to roughly three-quarters of the talent pipeline before the age of 15. Of those who do express interest, more than half will lose interest over the course of high school.

Together, we can change that.

Connecting students and teachers to STEM professionals and careers is a central component of Mass STEM Hub’s Project Lead The Way (PLTW) initiative. Authentic industry experiences expand programming beyond the four walls of the classroom and help increase student aptitude for, and interest in STEM. Students are inspired and excited by engaging with and learning from industry professionals and the real life experiences they bring to classrooms and events. Student imaginations are sparked and they begin to picture themselves as future STEM leaders.

 

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<p class=”description”>PLTW has been endorsed by Change the Equation as a “Ready to Scale” program</p>

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<p class=”description”>PLTW has been endorsed by Change the Equation as a “Ready to Scale” program</p>

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