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National PTA’s STEM Initiative: STEM + Families®

National PTA's STEM + Families® program delivers access and hands-on exposure to science, technology, engineering and math to engage families and inspire students to pursue career opportunities in STEM fields.

PTA’s vision is that all students have the family and community support needed to access and pursue STEM opportunities and careers.

Check Out the Impact of Stem + Families®:

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We want to foster passion for science, technology, engineering, and math through fun activities and by involving families in these experiences together. Our STEM initiative will engage students, families, and communities in opportunities to explore... inspire... empower... and educate... STEM possibilities.

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STEM + Families® in the News

  • Making Science Fun!

    February 28, 2019
    Over 10 experiment stations that included playing with machines with Denfeld robotics or making rockets launch through the gym helped students see what working in a STEM field is like.
  • Lowell Elementary Hosts STEM Science Festival

    February 28, 2019
    More than a hundred Lowell families participated in the STEM + Families Science Festival Thursday night.
  • Kids get their hands dirty

    January 31, 2019
    Organizers put together a grant for the National PTA and the group sent a list of experiments for kids to do

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About STEM + Families


Our vision is that every student has access to high-quality STEM education opportunities.

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At Home Activities


Check out these opportunities to explore STEM learning at home.

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Effective Practices


Read why National PTA is leading a collective impact approach to engaging families.

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Sign up to receive updates about STEM + Families® and future PTA grant opportunities.

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STEM Resources


Browse external websites providing STEM activities, events, and state-specific information.

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