The STEM Learning Ecosystems Initiative hosts bi-annual Community of Practice Convenings for all participating STEM Learning Ecosystems.

The Community of Practice Convenings provides the key platform for a national and regional peer-to-peer professional learning network for communities to share information and expertise. Members of the Community of Practice help shape the agenda for the convenings with access to STEM and cross-sector collaboration experts from across the country.

In addition, communities have the opportunity to participate in monthly Community of Practice phone calls/web-based meetings with national, state and regional speakers (including grantmakers, STEM experts, cross-collaboration experts, and education policy experts) and maintain communication and share resources through a web-based platform.

The East Valley STEM Alliance was also able to make an appearance at this meeting through the help of their Member of Technical Staff & Community Outreach, Omar Alam! Omar also represents Viasat as their RF/Microwave Test Engineer! We are excited to see the important changes to come over the next few months!

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