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 2020

May 12, 2020 | 9:00 am


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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

School-Business Partnerships Make a Difference

WakeEd’s SummerSTEM program immersed 90 educators in 28 STEM businesses and organizations over the summer. In May, students and educators gathered at PNC Arena to share the impact of these partnerships in classrooms throughout Wake County.

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.

Get Involved

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

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  Raleigh, NC 27609 | (919) 821-7609

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