Presentation on theme: "15th Annual National Conference of the QEM/MSE Network February 24-25, 2006 Washington, DC BEST FOR STEM Daryl E. Chubin AAAS Capacity Center."— Presentation transcript:
15th Annual National Conference of the QEM/MSE Network February 24-25, 2006 Washington, DC BEST FOR STEM Daryl E. Chubin AAAS Capacity Center
2006 QEM Current Challenges: What to Fix? Students: oDemographic composition oPre-college academic preparation Pathways: oIntervention programsadd-on to formal education oAccess to higher educationcost reduces diversity College Environment: oCultural competence of faculty oStructural supportclimate, career information, mentoring
2006 QEM Minority = Black/African American, Hispanic, and American Indian Source: Joan Burrelli, NSF, based on 1999 Common Core of Data, U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES); NCES, 1998 IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey; UCLA Higher Education Research Institute,1998 American Freshman Survey (estimate); and NCES, 1998 IPEDS Completions Survey
2006 QEM Lessons of BEST Program Review Building Engineering and Science Talent (public-private partnership derived in 2001 from congressional commissionwww.bestworkforce.org)www.bestworkforce.org 120 experts organized into 3 panels (PreK-12, higher ed, workforce) 124 nominated higher ed-based STEM programs 12 selected via panel review as exemplary/promising Features distilled into design principles that grow capacity
2006 QEM source: A Bridge for All, www.bestworkforce.org, 2004www.bestworkforce.org
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