NSF EPSCoR Native STEM Education Summit

Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park


Montana NSF EPSCoR hosted a post-conference workshop to further explore STEM education in Indigenous communities. The workshop was held September 28-29, 2018 in Kalispell, Montana, and led by Dr. Aaron Thomas, director of Indigenous Research and STEM Education at the University of Montana.

NSF EPSCoR staff, K-12 educators, Tribal College Faculty, and Higher Education Faculty from eight NSF EPSCoR jurisdictions convened to discuss challenges, present best practices, and identify potential solutions for engaging Indigenous students in STEM disciplines and preparing them to enter the STEM workforce.  

The Summit agenda and summary report are available for download (see the bottom of the page).

For questions and further information, contact Dr. Aaron Thomas at the University of Montana (aaron.thomas@mso.umt.edu).