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STEM Ed Announcement: Looking Study Site: Measuring STEM Interest & Attitudes

This is not a UMass program.
 Contact information is below.
 Looking for site for Mott-Noyce Study: Measuring Student STEM Interest
 & Attitudes
 The Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership (MAP) is currently working
 with PEAR at Harvard McLean on a STEM evaluation project - The
 Mott-Noyce Study, Measuring Student STEM Interest & Attitudes. They are
 hoping   to involve some sites from rural areas of the state. 
 The Mott-Noyce Common Instrument Study explores the attitudes of
 students towards Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). This
 study is a partnership between the Mott Foundation, Boston Private
 Industry Council (PIC), Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership (MAP),
 and The Program in Education, Afterschool & Resiliency (PEAR) at
 Harvard University. The information collected will be used for research
 purposes to inform the Massachusetts Department of Education about
 students interest in STEM subjects and the range of programs available
 to them.
 Criteria for study participation:
   Program serves at least 10 youth
   Youth served are between grades 5 and 9
   STEM programming is delivered for at least two hours/week over at
 least a two-month time period during the school year
 To participate in the Study: Interested after-school programs should
 PEARs Research Fellow, Dr. Patty Allen, at pallen@mclean.harvard.edu.
 Brian S. King
 Program Director, Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative
 Regional Employment Board of Hampden County
 1441 Main Street, Springfield, MA   01103
 413-787-1815 (0ffice)
 617-794-0789 (cell)
 413-755-1364 (fax)

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