Jun 22, 2016
Whitaker Hall, Room 100 (Auditorium)
cyThis free event is hosted by the WashU Technology & Leadership Center and the
Institute for School Partnership, and is open to the
A major ingredient for
future growth of the St. Louis region is a robust technology-centric workforce.
Nationally, some project the addition of more than 1 million jobs will
be created in STEM related fields such as cybersecurity and analytics.
Recognizing this impending deficit in the workforce, industry,
government and academia have joined forces in recent years to create
STEM initiatives in an effort to increase the number of college
graduates in STEM related disciplines. An important part of the
strategy is to begin to nurture interest very early in the educational
Pamela Jackson, Vice President of Technology, Emerson Corporation
Brian Crouse, Vice President of Education at Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Kelvin Carter, CTE St. Louis Public Schools
Stephen White, Dean - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math / St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley
The panel will address questions including:
- What are some of the
major efforts that have been undertaken?
- How have these programs been
- Are there tangible outcomes to gauge the impact of these
- Are there additional efforts we should begin doing to advance
these programs in the future?
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