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Omaha STEM Ecosystem Partners with City Nature Challenge 2021

The Omaha STEM Ecosystem is a partner of this year’s City Nature Challenge. April 30-May 3, 2021, the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is promoting citizen science by asking people to identify and count plants and animals that live among us. This is an opportunity to get to know…

The Omaha STEM Ecosystem is Offering Free Online Resources

KIOS Radio Interview, March 2021 Omaha STEM Ecosystem Director, Julie Sigmon, Julie Sigmon, joined Mike Hogan on the “Live & Local” program with KIOS to discuss the new STEM Community Platform and the importance of STEM education.  Listen to the Interview

Technology Platforms Elevate Access to Career, Professional Development

Technology Platforms Elevate Access to Career, Professional Development – Midlands Business Interview, March 12, 2021 Technology has played a very important role in how individuals access educational opportunities to develop their skills. Omaha STEM Ecosystem Director, Julie Sigmon, recently shared her insights on this topic with the Midlands Business Journal….

Omaha STEM Ecosystem and AIM Institute Launch New STEM Community Platform

Omaha STEM Ecosystem and AIM Institute Launch New STEM Community Platform Free Online STEM Resource Hub to Help Create Vibrant STEM Community in Omaha  Omaha, Neb. (March 1, 2021) – The Omaha STEM Ecosystem and AIM Institute announced the launch of the online STEM Community Platform, presented by Cox. The…

STEM Platform

The mission of the STEM Community Platform (stemplatform.org), presented by Cox and in partnership with AIM Institute, connects youth, parents, educators and professionals to an online hub of high-quality STEM programs, resources and events in the Greater Omaha area. The website is the first of its kind in Omaha to…

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…

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

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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…

Omaha STEM Ecosystem Working To Connect People With Technology Resources

Omaha STEM Ecosystem Director, Julie Sigmon, was interviewed by NET Nebraska on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting work and education.

Built on connecting with partners, Omaha STEM Ecosystem stakeholder base surges

The need for STEM talent in the region has increased 31% over the last decade. Omaha STEM Ecosystem is a collective impact organization that works to change systems and unite stakeholders for a common goal of closing the STEM talent gap. View the full article in the Midlands Business Journal….

Learning opportunities and career development are critical for local ecosystem

Local organizations say education and career development is an ongoing progress. Julie Sigmon, director of Omaha STEM Ecosystem, said the most significant trend in the industry right now is that business and education are collaborating to ensure Omaha remains a vibrant community of innovation. View the full article in the…