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February 2021 Newsletter: Building a New Chapter in 2021

February 2021 Newsletter As we begin a new chapter in 2021, we are in awe of the power science, technology, engineering and mathematics have had in the ever-changing landscape of education and business. This year, the Omaha STEM Ecosystem will celebrate its 5-Year Anniversary, and we hope to expand the…

Omaha STEM Ecosystem Publishes 2020-2023 Strategic Plan

Hello, Four years ago, in 2016, the Omaha STEM Ecosystem (OSE) was launched to address the overwhelming shortfall of current and future STEM professionals in Omaha and across Nebraska. The demand for STEM talent has increased 31% over the past 10 years, and that trend is continuing, according to the…

December 2020 Newsletter

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders December 2020 Thank you for your support in making STEM learning a priority in Omaha! During this season, we reflect upon the good things that have occurred. . .  such as our partnership with you.  Our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our success…

HYBRID AND BLENDED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: Engaging and Motivating Learners Wherever Learning is Happening!

December 3, 2020 The Omaha STEM Ecosystem, in partnership with Project Lead the Way, hosted a virtual presentation, on a key topic that many educators face – engaging and motivating learners in the blended and virtual space of classroom today.  This collaborative session provided tips and tools, on how to…

November 2020 Newsletter

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders November 2020 Telling our Story Alan Wang, Executive Director at Prairie STEM, tells his story on how the Omaha STEM Ecosystem collaborated with Prairie STEM in building a stronger STEM community by connecting education and business development for tomorrow’s workforce. Omaha STEM Ecosystem (OSE) has been…

October 2020 Newsletter

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders October 2020 A STEM Professional You Should Know Allison Sillik is the Director of Community Learning at Do Space, the nation’s first technology library. She is responsible for all community technology programs, events, and outreach, and she brings 6 years of collective experience in human services, libraries, and community…

September 2020 Newsletter

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders September 2020 A STEM Professional You Should Know The Omaha STEM Ecosystem’s mission is building a stronger STEM community by connecting education and business development for tomorrow’s workforce. Over the years our newsletters have featured STEM professionals that we felt were playing an active role in…

August 2020 Newsletter

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  Building Omaha’s Future Leaders August 2020 Telling Our Story Jim Dennell, Senior Principle at BCDM Architects, tells his story on how the Omaha STEM Ecosystem collaborated with BCDM in building a stronger STEM community by connecting education and business development for tomorrow’s workforce. BCDM Architects, a STEM business serving…

June 2020 Newsletter

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders June 2020 STEM Professional You Should Know Making a Digital Difference: Pincurl Girls’ Texts Send Teen Girls Right Message Jen Landis inspires hundreds of girls daily across the country through her text messages to them. Landis, a graphic designer, entrepreneur and motivational speaker in Lincoln, Neb.,…

May 2020 Newsletter

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Building Omaha’s Future Leaders May 2020 Message from the Director As we have adhered to the new culture of social distancing, and as we forge a new normal, I am inspired by the creativity in how our community met these challenges. Now more than ever we are connecting with each…