Find the Right Fit

A map locating public, K-12 STEM programs in Virginia

 By Alexa Nash

April 5, 2017

nashab@vcu.edu

Click on the red points on the map to discover the K-12 STEM programs in the state of Virginia. The descriptions feature the address, website and the percent of females enrolled at the respective school. Some data points were unable to be recovered, so the map will be continually updated.

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TBD= To Be Determined; updates needed.

Sources:

  1. http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/career_technical/gov_academies/academies/index.shtml
  2. https://www.stemschool.com/schools/virginia
Find the Right Fit

Podcast: Gender Equality, STEM and the Army

By Alexa Nash

March 29, 2017

Victoria Mouras, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, discusses her career as a female in the Army and in Civil Engineering, including advice for young women following her same path.

Podcast: Gender Equality, STEM and the Army

Females forge a new STEM culture

Education programs in the Richmond, Va. region work to bridge the gender gap in male-dominated STEM careers.

By Alexa Nash

UPDATE: April 12, 2017

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A second-grade STEM class at St. Catherine’s School in Richmond, Va. learns about how air fills space to better understand its relevancy to an air pressure experiment Feb. 27. Photo by Alexa Nash.

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