Bridging the racial equity gap in post-secondary STEM

The STEM PUSH Network, an NSF INCLUDES Alliance, is working to leverage the power of pre-college STEM programs (PCSPs) to broaden participation of Black, Latina/o/e, and Indigenous students in STEM, and, together with its partners, create systemic change in higher education admissions.

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STEM PUSH Network In Action

Ecosystems

Ecosystems, regional collaborations between schools, community based organizations, higher education institutions, business and pre-college STEM programs, helps connect STEM PUSH’s work into the greater local efforts to develop cradle to career STEM Pathways.
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Learning Engine

Our networked improvement community serves as the learning engine in which pre-college programs strengthen their capacity to support Black, Latina/o/e and Indigenous students in STEM and build pathways leading to undergraduate institutions for STEM study by designing and testing routines and tools. These tested routines can then be used by other OST providers to better serve their Black, Latina/o/e and Indigenous students in STEM.
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Admissions

Explore a new, more equitable reality for post-secondary admissions with some of the nation’s top thought leaders and experts in the space.
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Research

Explore our vision for this research and the research powering our model for equity in post-secondary STEM.
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Diverse representation is critical to bringing rich ideas and innovation in our world and solving some of society's most pressing problems.

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September 2022 Newsletter

In STEM PUSH, the networked improvement community, or NIC, is our learning engine. Precollege STEM programs try out small changes…

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