K-12 Education

GOAL:
Creating equitable and diverse education-to-career pathways.

SHORT-TERM OUTCOMES:

  • All Philadelphia schools adopt consistent frameworks to define and measure high-quality and culturally competent STEM education

  • K-12 STEM education across the city integrates culturally competent content.

  • Philadelphia K-12 school administrators institutionalize a commitment to attract and retain diverse, well-compensated STEM teachers.

  • All Philadelphia high schools offer the pre-requisite classes necessary for students to enter STEM programs in college or directly into STEM careers.

  • High schools and STEM employers collaborate to provide all Philadelphia students with real-world and career-transferrable experiences that align to STEM careers.

 

LONG-TERM OUTCOMES:

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.

CO-CHAIRS

Jamie Shuda Ed.D
Director of Outreach, Education,

and Research

Institute for Regenerative Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Delfi Krishna, Ph.D.
Head Strategic Operations

Chief Medical Office

IImmatics GmBH