Increasing Underrepresented Minorities Participating in STEM Fields

Posted by on March 23, 2009

New Forum Brief: Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Centers and Community Colleges: Increasing Underrepresented Minorities Participating in STEM Fields

ATE Centers and Projects have made it a priority to reach out of underrepresented populations by providing opportunities for exposure to new fields and academic support to succeed in postsecondary education. The programs highlighted at this forum described their programs and efforts to serve these student populations.  Presenters included Diego Navarro, Digital Bridge Academy, Cabrillo College, CA; Toby Horn, DC Bio Tech, Partnership between Carnegie Institution of Washington, DC; DC Public Schools; and Montgomery College, MD; closing remarks by Gerhard Salinger, National Science Foundation, DC.

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