The IM STEM Workgroup on Effective Practices and Scaling released the STEM Equity Program Evaluation Rubric
. This rubric is designed to help program administrators, designers, implementers and funders identify the critical attributes of a STEM program to determine the degree to which it is inclusive and supports access and success for students who historically have not engaged in STEM. This quarter's IM STEM Network meeting will share the experiences that secondary and post-secondary educators have had using the rubric in their own work. Come listen to these practitioners and consider how you might use the rubric to improve your program. If you are a state agency career and technical education (CTE) administrator the STEM Equity Program Evaluation Rubric
could be used to inform your state's Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment under Perkins V. If you are a program administrator or provider the rubric has value in helping you consider ways to improve your program to reach more diverse students. If you are a funder, the rubric can be used to help you evaluate how advanced your grant recipients programs are in reaching your equity goals.