K-12 Education Workgroup


Philadelphia K-12 schools and postsecondary institutions work together, and with local employers, to formalize diverse pathways that recruit, immerse, and inspire Black and Latinx students and women to enter STEM fields.

Long-Term Indicators

Percentage of schools with high-quality STEM experiences

Number of students entering    STEM majors or careers

Number of students that report inspiration to pursue STEM 

Collective Actions

 Coordinate alignment and increase programming for all K-12 educators to provide high-quality, culturally competent STEM experienc

Increase education support that aligns to district initiatives

Create a STEM Mentorship Hub that serves underrepresented students (women, Black, Latinx)   in Philadelphia 


Jamie Shuda Ed.D
Director of Outreach, Education,

and Research

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania