The 8 Things to Know About STEM Education in the PHX East Valley

1. 800 Arizona organizations partner for 1,000+ Sci Tech events statewide for Arizona SciTech festival.

2. 19 Schools in the PHX East Valley selected for the AZ STEM School Community of Practice: connecting, collaborating and innovating with other schools, community and industry leaders.

3. 17,000 students to date have benefited from Mesa’s Boeing Engineering is Elementary.

4. Nearly $3 million donated by power company APS to STEM education programs.

5. 21 public & private higher education institutions in the PHX East Valley.

6. Avnet Innovation Lab, partnership between global technology company, Avnet and ASU Fulton School of Engineering, to spur growth in tech sector and enable entrepreneurs to advance their innovations.

7. Phoenix region outpaced Silicon Valley for tech jobs! STEM educations and skills are put to use here!

8. Incubator programs, Spark Space, Launch Point, ThinkSpot, and ASU Entrepreneurship + Innovation have accelerated countless innovations.