High Demand for STEM Mentors in the Classroom

September 21, 2016

By Melissa Reeves, YourHub – Denver Post | September 8, 2106

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When CEI’s STEM initiative announced the opportunity for Colorado middle schools to apply for a STEM mentorship pilot that begins this fall, they didn’t know what kind of response they would get. “We had more than 40 schools answer the call,” said CEI’s STEM director Angela Baber. “We’re working on this pilot with the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) to measure the impact and outcomes of industry and school partnerships. We want to put STEM professionals in schools and classrooms that need support to offer quality STEM education programs to kids.”

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