West Sound STEM Network
West Sound STEM Network is a dynamic collaboration of educators, business leaders, and representatives from local government and the military, working to introduce and link students, teachers and the community to the vast array of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) resources in our region. As with other STEM Networks in Washington, the goal is to enhance student learning in these key academic areas. Our students' ability to understand and apply science, technology, engineering and math principles not only increases their understanding of the world, but also translates to innovation and advancement for local business and industry.
What the West Sound Network is doing:
Working cooperatively to implement STEM learning and strengthen STEM innovations in west Sound classrooms by:
Click here to see What's New with the West Sound STEM Network, read the Executive Summary from our business plan, or to view our Mission & Vision.
WaterWorks Program and STEM Outreach in CEE
Click here to link to the The Bridge, a newsletter from the department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington.
Computer Science Education Grant Awarded to West Sound STEM Network
West Sound STEM Network received a grant to continue their work with the COSTAR (Computer Science Opportunities Across the Region ) initiative. See this article published by OSPI for more information.
Teacher Spotlight: Candace Barich
Monday, January 29, 2018
Candace Barich, 7th Grade Science Teacher at John Sedgwick Middle School in Port Orchard, was profiled in the Kitsap Sun.
Click here for the article!
Check out these great opportunities below. Find event details, and more events, listed on the EVENTS! page...
Senator Maria Cantwell kicks of the December 9th West Sound STEM Network Region Summit: Pathways to the Future.
Size Does Matter! Testing with Simulated Hanford Tank Waste
Check out this offering in the Community Science and Technology Seminar Series from The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Through a series of recent case studies, learn why choosing the appropriate scale for Hanford waste process test systems is critical to obtaining meaningful results.
January 12, 2021
Register for the Zoom Meeting
Join Pacific Education Institute (PEI) and our ClimeTime partners to take a deep dive into coastal hazards in Washington in this 3-part online workshop occurring January 25, 27 & 28 from 4PM to 6PM. Read this bulletin for more information and to register.
Check out this post by Ready WA on what's new for high school and beyond planning in 2020.
College & Career Planning Resources
During the current public health crisis, the Washington Student Achievement Council is sending weekly messages with resources and information about college and career planning, financial aid, and more.
Click here to view the March 31 bulletin.
Check out there list of COVID-19 resources for students and parents.
Video above: Students participate in the
2016 STEM Showcase Bridge Challenge