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Earth Protect Newsletter: October 21

Environment and STEM Education
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The Future is STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Education!

  • Environmental science jobs are the fastest growing jobs in all the sciences
  • 78% of companies say a candidate’s knowledge of the environment is critical in the hiring process
  • 29% of all U.S. computing jobs will be filled by graduates from U.S. schools
  • Workers with a STEM background earn about 26% more than non-STEM
  • 4 out of 5 STEM workers decided to study STEM in high school

VIDEO - STEM recognized at the highest levels...

"One of the things that I've been focused on as President is how we create an all-hands-on-deck approach to science, technology, engineering, and math… We need to make this a priority to train an army of new teachers in these subject areas, and to make sure that all of us as a country are lifting up these subjects for the respect that they deserve." - President Barack Obama

watch the video here...

16 Ways The Environment Matters In STEM Education

The future is STEM. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are quite clearly some of the fastest-growing job categories around. That’s according to a recent U.S. Dept. of Commerce report that showed STEM jobs growing at nearly 8 percent over the past decade. That’s about three times as fast as non-STEM jobs.

But where does the environment fit into STEM? When you think of STEM courses and jobs, you don’t immediately think of how they impact the environment. That’s all about to change thanks to a fabulous new infographic from the National Environmental Education Foundation.

Read more here

Earth Protect is proud to partner with Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) serves all sectors of the Colorado community by improving the collective effectiveness of environmental education. During the last 20 years, the organization has grown to include more than 700 members, 150 active volunteers, and several well established services. Our members include teachers, students, informal educators, public agency employees, businesses, retirees, and many more.

learn more about CAEE here...

Earth Protect Sponsors Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Conference, Sept 15-17

Carol Barbeito, Co-founder, President and Managing Director, Presents "Green is Gold"

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