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Community for STEM Engagement

Learn About the NISE Network

The National Informal STEM Education Network brings people together to engage in STEM, understand our world, and build a better future for everyone.

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Upcoming Events

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Register for upcoming free online workshops at Tuesdays 2pm Eastern

• Supersized STEM - All About Planning for Science Festivals and Big STEM Events
Tuesday, July 23, 2024
• Making Waves with Radio - Resource Roundup
Tuesday, August 20, 2024
• Engaging Hispanic/Latinx Communities - Forming Community Partnerships & the Co-creation Process (Part 1)
Tuesday, September 10, 2024
• Engaging Hispanic/Latinx Communities - Resources for Public Engagement (Part 2)
Tuesday, October 8, 2024

ASTC Annual Conference 2024

ASTC Annual Conference 2024
September 27 - October 1, 2024
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Big STEM Celebrations

Resources for STEM celebrations and holidays all year round including:
• Brain Awareness Week (March)
• Earth Day (April)
• DNA Day (April 25)
• Summer camps
• National Chemistry Week (October)
• Halloween Spooky Science (October)
• and many more!

NISE Network partner organizations engage

over 15 million members of the public in high quality STEM educational programming each year.

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Learn about upcoming opportunities, events, ways to grow professionally, and inspiring stories from network partners.

The NISE Network fosters collaboration and draws on the collective strengths of our partners.

NISE Network partners work together to activate and broaden lifelong STEM engagement that helps learners achieve their goals. We built the Network by doing work together, and that’s also how we achieve our impact. Hundreds of organizations and thousands of professionals and volunteers around the country collaborate to create and use our resources and practices--reaching millions of people each year.

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The most important thing about the NISE Network is the capacity to partner with other institutions. Actually doing work together creates a deeper level of partnership and exchange. It’s what Network has really contributed to the field.


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Learn about upcoming opportunities, events, ways to grow professionally, and inspiring stories from network partners.