Partners & Affiliates

The Rhode Island STEAM Center partners with and is affiliated with many organizations to supports its mission of providing leadership and advocacy for increasing science, technology, engineering, arts+design and mathematics (STEAM) literacy in Rhode Island.

Educator Associations  –  A list of the educator associations for K-12 educators in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

Industry Partners – A list of professional industry associations in Rhode Island and Southeastern New England.

CS4RI  –  CS4CS4RIRI (Computer Science for Rhode Island) is a state initiative launched in 2016 by the Office of Governor Gina Raimondo to bring high quality computer science (CS) learning experiences to all students. It represents a partnership between Rhode Island state government, the Rhode Island Department of Education, K-12 schools, higher education, private industry, and non-profits across Rhode Island.

ECEP Alliance  –  Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance seeks to increase the number and diversity of students in the pipeline to computing and computing-intensive degrees by supporting state-level computing education reforms. Through interventions, pathways, partnerships and models that drive state-level computing education change, ECEP supports states as they work to align their state efforts with the  national vision of computer science for all. 

MWM –  Million Women Mentors® (MWM) is a national movement with the shared goal of attracting and retaining more women in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields through high quality mentorships.   MWM is an initiative of STEMconnector® in collaboration with over 60+ national partners, 45+ corporate sponsors, and 35+ state teams.

NCWIT  –  The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is the farthest-reaching network of change leaders focused on advancing innovation by correcting underrepresentation in computing.  NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) offers awards that honor aspirations, abilities, technical accomplishments, and influential guidance. Applications for both the Aspirations in Computing Educator Award and the Aspirations in Computing Award for high school women, genderqueer, and non-binary students.

RIDE  –  Rhode Island Department of Educations strives to create and support great schools and programs we work with communities, families, civic leaders, and all educators so that Rhode Island leads the way in public education.

RIDE – Rhode Island Department of Education’s Office of Instruction, Assessment and Curriculum provides information on the importance of STEM Education for ALL students in Rhode Island, including methods of STEM integration and details on STEM initiatives in Rhode Island Pre-K through 12 schools.





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