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Afterschool and STEM advocates rally at Capitol, push for investments in preparing children and youth for future workforce needs

Rally and legislative visits reminded policymakers that afterschool and summer learning programs are a well-documented solution to supporting the academic and social growth of all students; yet, it remains an under-resourced strategy for closing the achievement gap in our state. Investing in quality (STEM) programs in the commonwealth will help inspire young people to pursue careers they never imagined before—and help them gain skills needed for virtually every job in the future. Learn more about Advocacy Day.

 

2018 Afterschool Champions

Today PSAYDN announced Pennsylvania’s 2018 Afterschool Champions. Youth, elected officials, program professionals and organizations were recognized for their outstanding work in developing, supporting and promoting meaningful high quality afterschool/out-of-school time programs to benefit children, youth and families across Pennsylvania. Learn more about 2018 Afterschool Champions.

 

Announcing the 2018 Pennsylvania STEM Ambassadors

Developing STEM Policy Leaders in Pennsylvania

The 2018 Pennsylvania STEM ambassadors will advance policy goals through outreach, education, targeted relationships with policymakers and building a coalition of local and regional support. They are leaders within their organizations, interested and committed to sharing their experiences and content knowledge with influential stakeholders. They also serve as role models to inspire and encourage youth to pursue opportunities for STEM exploration in both formal and informal learning environments.

Group photo of the 2018 Pennsylvania STEM Ambassadors

Meet the 2018 Ambassadors and read more about the program.

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