Meet inspired K-12 educators and their students as they present innovative educational practices influenced by educator immersion experiences in local companies and organizations.

STEMposium 2019

May 7, 2019 | 10:00-12:00pm

PNC Arena Club East | 1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

Great things are happening for students in the Wake County Public School System.

In 2018, WakeEd Partnership’s SummerSTEM program empowered one hundred K-12 teachers to bring real-world lessons to the classroom through partnerships with leading STEM organizations in the Triangle. Visit PNC Arena between 10:00 a.m. and noon on May 7 to meet these inspired educators and their students, and see the impact of strategic business-school partnerships and project-based learning on student achievement and career-readiness.

This event is free to attend but we encourage you to RSVP via Eventbrite!

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“It’s amazing when our learning is actually solving a real-world problem.”

-6th Grade Student, Hilburn Academy

What is STEMposium?


Each summer, 100 Wake County educators are embedded in leading STEM businesses and organizations across the Triangle for hands-on, career-focused professional developmentEducators also receive coaching and direct instruction related to project-based learning (PBL). At WakeEd’s annual STEMposium, they share the projects they created and implemented in their classrooms.

“I was surprised that an idea created by a small group could impact such a large audience.”

-Student, Rolesville Middle School

Classroom Projects with Real-World Impact

Educators from Fuquay-Varina Middle School partnered with WakeEd Partnership, SAS, and Red Hat to implement a meaningful, school-wide project-based learning initiative to address food insecurity in their community.

School-Business Partnerships Make a Difference

Email Teresa Pierrie to find out how your business or organization can get involved in Wake County schools.