Prince William County Public Schools, Virginia
Operation STEP to CCR: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Pathways to College and Career Readiness, 2019-2024
This project provides STEM-related opportunities aimed at adequately preparing students to be successful in postsecondary institutions or in the workplace after completing high school. This project is focused on elementary military-connected students across nine school sites, providing extensive opportunities for early exposure to STEM activities that will spark student interest in STEM-related career clusters. Students will be able to link academics, career, and technical skills. SEG's comprehensive evaluation of this project tracks fidelity of implementation and provides process and summative evaluation. Data collection methods include an annual teacher survey, professional development feedback, focus group discussions, and analysis of S-STEM assessment data. SEG prepares an annual report that is submitted directly to the funder. The project is funded by the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).