The South Jersey STEM & Innovation Partnership, a diverse community of individuals and institutions, collaborates to ensure an inclusive STEM culture that champions equity and access to innovation, opportunity, and learning, making South Jersey the “Go-To” place for STEM Talent.
Priorities and Accomplishments
Digital Studies for 21st Century Workforce
Advancing digital literacy partnerships with regional school districts in formal and informal learning environments. Expansion of Cisco Networking Academies located in Camden City School District to build 21st century workforce skills.
Hosting two hack-a-thons in Camden and Salem Counties to promote digital literacy and inspire student interest in STEM.
In collaboration with the NJ Center for Teaching and Learning, hosting a pilot Professional Development for post-secondary and PK-12 educators in April 2018.
Strategic Advisory Board
Building a Strategic Advisory Board of regional employers to understand business needs and collaboratively solve the biggest issues faced by industry in the region.
STEM Talent Pipeline
In partnership with Siemens, Camden City School District, Camden Dream Center and Camden County College are developing an engineering, networking and advanced manufacturing talent pipeline.