The Michigan STEM Partnership Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance Announces the SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN STEM SUMMIT

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January 24, 2019
The Michigan STEM Partnership Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance Announces the
March 8-9, 2019
Oakland University, Oakland Center
312 Meadowbrook Road
Rochester, MI 48309
The Southeast Michigan STEM Summit will focus on ensuring a STEM education conduit that provides access to rewarding and productive careers, and supports the promise of continued economic prosperity and growth across the region.
The Southeast Michigan STEM Summit is designed to bring a cross sector of stakeholders together to examine the status and needs of Southeast Michigan in addressing current and evolving talent needs through STEM education. The focus will be on connections and opportunities; connecting skill development and instructional applications to career pathway needs, connecting educators and business in an evolving collaborative system, and seizing opportunities to engage students in expanding STEM learning opportunities that provide career pathway preparation for college and careers. The event also includes special programming and pricing for parents, young students, and college and university students.
Through presentations, panel discussions, exhibits, and networking attendees will identify and increase awareness of promising STEM practices and programs that provide models of measurable success along the various stages of the pipeline.  This event will provide for collaboration among educators workforce professionals, business leaders, policymakers, community and nonprofit organizations, and other active participants in STEM education & workforce and economic development as well as parents and students.
  •  Keynote Speakers, Panels and Presentations
  • Special Program Focus for Parents and Students on Saturday
  • Breakout Sessions
  • STEM Vendor Exhibits – Resources for Educators and Parents
  • Student STEM Exhibits & Demonstrations
  • STEM Career Opportunities
  • Networking and Collaboration Opportunities

The event is designed for educators, workforce professionals, policymakers, community-based organizations, non-profits, business, workforce/economic development, students and parents
The STEM Summit is hosted by the Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance, The Michigan STEM Partnership, and the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) and supported by various sponsors from a broad array of public and private organizations invested in the economic vitality of the region, including businesses, educational institutions, government agencies, and non-profit entities.
Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities are still available. Click the link below for more information (
Sponsorship Opportunities
STEM Vendor Exhibitor Opportunities
Details for registration and program information can be found at:
The Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance is one of 68 STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice provided worldwide through the national STEM Funders Network and supported by the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES).  STEM Learning Ecosystems provide the architecture for cross-sector learning, offering all young people access to STEM-rich learning environments so they can develop important skills and engagement in science, technology, engineering and math throughout preK-16.  Strong STEM Learning Ecosystems feature dynamic collaborations among schools, out-of-school time programs, STEM expert institutions (such as museums, science centers, institutions of higher education and STEM professional associations), the private sector, community-based organizations, youth and families.
The Michigan STEM Partnership promotes the impact of STEM careers on economic development across the State of Michigan, and strives to influence the career decisions of students as they prepare for their future. The mission is to provide statewide connections and communications between employers, educators, students and parents, community and professional organizations, and policy-makers, providing strategic support for the development of resources and programs that provide for the effectiveness and sustainability of STEM education and talent development.  The Michigan STEM Partnership is the backbone organization for the Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance.
Gary Farina, Executive Director
(248) 563-9902

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