210-444-1710 ext. 1737 alamostem.ecosystem@esc20.info

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Alamo STEM ECOSYSTEM
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Our Mission

What We Stand For

The Alamo STEM Ecosystem cultivates a robust community STEM/STEAM mindset with a focus on equity.

Our Design Principles

How we work

  • Focus on problem solving, critical and creative thinking, collaboration, design process, communication skills, ethics, empathy, and professional courtesy.
  • Identify and eliminate barriers to increase equitable access for all and increase belonging in STEAM environments.
  • Explore new ways to partner across sectors.
  • Continuous improvement – ethical data practices, data informed, evidence based research and evaluate what we do.
  • Community centered, driven, and owned.
  • We serve all people and encourage them to be lifelong learners.
  • Value and Empower youth voice.
  • Document what we do and how we do it.
  • Continuous improvement – this work continues no matter who is leading it.
  • Culture of collaboration – community over competition.
  • Action oriented.
  • Utilize the collective impact framework: common agenda, shared metrics, mutually reinforcing activities, continuous, transparent communication, backbone support/organization.
  • Be good stewards of collective resources.
  • Commit to a culture of learning in the ecosystem.
  • Promote growth learning opportunities that incorporate real world and cross disciplinary connections.
Our Goals

What we strive for

  • Increase the number of 8th graders that select the STEM endorsement by 5% and include other STEM/STEAM pathways metrics.
  • Establish STEM/STEAM community creativity centers using open-ended materials and industry-based projects.
  • Increase the number of active members from industry making contributions by 5% each year.
  • Conduct a community needs assessment for
    STEM/STEAM.
  • Create an asset map of STEM/STEAM providers.
  • Create a communication and marketing plan
    • Create a community communication platform for multiple parts of the community STEM/STEAM resources: OST, postsec programs, camps, academic support, events, internships, mentorships, STEM jobs.
    • Create a marketing campaign about STEM/STEAM in SA. (day of video to capture that information, I have a STEM/STEAM mindset, developing STEM skills including cert/degreed).

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Location: 5815 Callaghan Rd. Suite 101 San Antonio, TX 78228

Telephone: (210) 444-1710 ext. 1737

Email: alamostem.ecosystem@esc20.info

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