Utah demonstrates excellent success expanding STEM Initiatives for sustainable change. Through an exceptional partnership between the Governor’s Office for Economic Development STEM Action Center, Utah State Office of Education, Utah Valley University, Park City School District, and NAPE’s STEM Equity Pipeline, Utah has developed a replicable model for transformation. The presentation will include proven strategies, astounding data outcomes, and recommendations for how to approach key state stakeholders to recognize barriers in K-16 STEM education.


Susan Thackeray
Utah STEM Equity Pipeline Lead; Assistant Professor-Technology Management, Utah Valley University

Dr. Cheryl Hanewicz
Technology Management Department Chair, Utah Valley University

Dr. Kathleen Einhorn
Associate Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, Park City School District