During SummerSTEM, One-Hundred K-12 Educators From WCPSS Schools Engage In Hands-On Experiences Designed To Bring Real-World Lessons To The Classroom.

What is Summerstem?

Professional Development for Educators

  • Direct instruction in project-based learning
  • Investigation in community college instruction in applied STEM fields
  • Immersion in STEM work settings with STEM professionals
  • Coaching in lesson design using feedback protocols
  • Leadership experiences aligned with National Teacher Leader Model Standards

Community Engagement for Businesses

  • Create interactive immersion experiences for educators that demonstrate the relationship between the classroom and the business world
  • Support educators as they implement their SummerSTEM experiences into their classrooms
  • Become a program sponsor so that more educators can attend SummerSTEM

our Impact

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of WCPSS schools participate
Participating WCPSS Schools

What is STEMposium?

Each summer, WakeEd Partnership’s SummerSTEM program empowers more than 100 Wake County Public School System teachers to bring real-world lessons to the classroom through immersions with leading STEM organizations in the Triangle. This career-focused professional development program also includes coaching and direct instruction related to project-based learning (PBL). STEMPosium is an annual event where these inspired educators can share the projects that they implemented in their classrooms as a result of SummerSTEM business-school partnerships.

STEMPosium 2023

May 3, 2023 | 9:00 – 11:00AM


American Institute of Architects

14 E Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27604



Stemposium 2021

WakeEd’s SummerSTEM program empowered 100 K-12 teachers to bring real-world lessons to the classroom through partnerships with leading STEM organization in the Triangle. 

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