(Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education)
Business leaders and educators know the skills and knowledge in each
of these disciplines are deeply intertwined into the real world of jobs.
Dr. Aaron Smith’s thoughtful narrative offers ideas, tools and actions that both community leaders and educators can deploy
to inspire students and assure that a job-ready workforce flows from the local schools.
Here resides a guide for community and business leaders on how to become involved at a meaningful level to make sure employers can recruit capable and prepared students.
Here school leaders can become inspired to embed the skillsets needed in the 21st century workplace.
“Teachers and administrators can use this book as a guide to develop and implement other innovative approaches to enhance STEM learning in their school, community, and state.”
—Dr. Roger A. Hathaway,
Special STEM Programs Manager, NASA
“Dr. Smith’s experiences in STEM education are sure to inspire educators and leaders to answer the national call to action in STEM education.”
EIR/STEM Specialist, Newport News Public Schools, National Institute of Aerospace
“In a 21st century classroom, it is essential to provide students with real-world experiences to drive interest in fields that are critical to the U.S. manufacturing sector.”
Former Senior Educational Programs Officer, SME Education Foundation