WHAT WE DO
STEAM 4 Parents provides parents with knowledge, awareness, & resources to close the gaps and successfully launch our kids into the 21st Century STEM/STEAM Economy.
The Power of Parent Engagement To Bridge the STEAM Gaps
PARENTS ARE THE FRONTLINE OF OUR FUTURE WORKFORCE
Once seen as a time for parents to step back, adolescence is increasingly viewed as an opportunity to stay tuned in and emotionally connected.
PARENTS GUIDE POST HIGH SCHOOL DECISIONS
In making the decision about what to do after high school, who did you rely on MOST for advice?”
55% relied on parents and relatives
17% relied on guidance counselors,
12% relied on friends,
14% relied on self
The 2014 Next America poll by the College Board and the National Journal for adults 18 and older
PARENTS ARE KEY MOTIVATORS FOR FUTURE SUCCESS
Parents can play a critical role in promoting students’ motivation to prepare for and aspire to STEM careers, but they may lack the knowledge and support to do so.
Association for Psychological Science, 12/2011