• The STEMx™ Network Announces Hire of First Executive Director

    Margaret Ashida addresses STEMx.

    We are thrilled to announce that our very own network council chair, Margaret Ashida, has been selected as the new STEMx™ director. “We couldn’t be happier to have Margaret join us at the STEMx™ network. She brings with her a wealth of experience in STEM that will help put the network on a path toward incredible impact and growth,” said Eric Fingerhut, Vice President of Education & STEM Learning at Battelle. Ashida most recently served as Director of the Empire State STEM Learning Network at the State University of New York. In that role, Ashida provided key input for the early development of the STEMx™ network, helping to tackle challenges and forge consensus among member states. “As a state STEM network leader and chair of… Read More

  • Welcome to the new STEMx™ website!

    Since our launch in June 2012, we have moved steadily forward to achieve the goal we set before ourselves at the inception of the STEMx™ network: to transform STEM education in the states, by the states. This transformation, just like the transformation of our website, is a thoughtful evolution where each iteration strives to be better… Read More

  • Exploring New Frontiers in Online Learning

    Thinking outside of the box is a hallmark of the STEMx™ network — and Battelle. What could be more out-of-the-box than providing high school credit to students who take colleges courses through the web? That’s just what students at Reynoldsburg, Ohio’s eSTEM Academy are going to be able to do this year, thanks to Udacity. Reynoldsburg eSTEM is one of… Read More

  • Udacity High School Challenge

    Ever wanted to take a spin in Google’s self-driving car? Your chance to realize that dream has never been better, thanks to the Udacity High School Challenge Brought to you by Battelle. From now until August 26th, hundreds of teams led by high school students are competing to complete as many Udacity courses as possible.… Read More