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March is STEM Matters Month!

March is STEM Matters Month

During STEM Matters Month, Idaho’s employers, educators, and community organizations encourage people of all ages to learn more about the exciting opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math available around the state. Let’s solve problems, learn, and celebrate together!

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STEM Matters! Conversation with Association of Idaho Cities

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Learn more about how communities are creating future leaders through STEM and literacy programs. Miche Kirkman with the Association of Idaho Cities updates us on the “Readers Becoming Leaders” initiative!

STEM Matters! Cybersecurity with Idaho National Laboratory

Wednesday, January 19, 2020

Learn more about the cybersecurity field and efforts underway to create more on-ramps into careers. Cybercore Program Manager Eleanor Taylor updates us on INL’s efforts in university and workforce development.

STEM Matters! Externship Program Highlight

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Each summer, educators and college/career counselors across the state are placed in work experiences with Idaho STEM employers. Watch a conversation about the experience working with Simplot, and its impact on the classroom with computer science teacher Samuel Stafford.

STEM Matters! Learn about the USS Idaho Submarine

Thursday, January 20, 2020

Learn more about the latest submarine under construction for the US Navy. Lt. Robert Brady, Commander, fills us in on the details from the USS Idaho Commissioning Committee!

STEM Matters! Job Discussion with Idaho Department of Labor

Friday, January 21, 2022

Regional Economist Jan Roeser fills us in on the latest from the Idaho Department of Labor.

STEM Matters! Industry Check-In with Idaho Milk Products

Monday, January 24, 2020

Steve Christiansen of Idaho Milk Product talks about feeding the world and the need for a highly skilled workforce in the growing dairy field.



9:00 AM: Short video highlight of why #STEMMatters
11:00 AM: STEM@Home educational activity with meteorologist Nate Larsen
4:00 PM: Highlight Reels: A Look Back at STEM Matters! Day at the Capitol

Monday, February 1st:
10:00 AM: STEM Workforce Highlight with Kount V.P. Kate Lenz
12:00 PM: State of STEM Address with Dr. Kaitlin Maguire
2:00 PM: Get a glimpse of the Treasure Valley with CBS 2 News’ STEM Action Drone (Facebook)

Tuesday, February 2nd:
8:00 AM: Short video highlight of why #STEMMatters in Spanish
12:15 PM: Discussion on Idaho Legislative STEM Caucus with Rep. Gayann DeMordaunt
12:45 PM: Discussion on Idaho Legislative STEM Caucus with Sen. Dave Lent

Wednesday, February 3rd:
2:00 PM: FIRST Robotics Competition Highlight Reel

Thursday, February 4th:
10:00 AM: Industry Check-In with St. Alphonsus
1:00 PM: Industry Check-In with Midas Gold
3:00 PM: Economic and Workforce Outlook with Workforce Development Council and Department of Commerce
4:45PM: Externship Highlight with Rathdrum educator Crag Peterson & Idaho Forest Group

Friday, February 5th:
12:00 PM: Special Thank You to STEM Supporters!
2:00 PM: Labor Trends with Department of Labor
3:00 Industry Check-In with Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

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