Changing the Game in STEM with Family Engagement

With an emphasis on equity and inclusion, this white paper outlines promising practices for engaging families in STEM as a means of increasing youth participation and retention in STEM pathways. Parents play a critical role in engaging youth in STEM activities and careers, especially for girls, youth of color, low-income youth, and youth with disabilities. This paper offers research, strategies, examples, and tips for designing inclusive STEM programs.

Related Topics
Supportive Learning Environment
Family and Community Engagement
Parent support and education
Involvement and decision making
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Linda Kekelis and Kara Sammet
Resource Type
49 pages full report, 2 pages executive summary
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