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Developing a Virginia STEM Network - 4-VA grant

In support of the Virginia Governor's STEM Commission, five public universities (George Mason University, James Madison University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Virginia Tech) joined in a collaborative effort to launch a needs assessment that would inform the development of a statewide STEM Network, providing an infrastructure to advance the Commonwealth’s STEM plan for the future. In February 2019, the collaborative was awarded a 4-VA grant to create a foundational data-based document to inform the development of a network. The grant resulted in a summit of STEM leaders and a blueprint report that describes this collaborative led by Virginia Tech, the outcomes of the needs assessment, and evidence-based recommendations for developing and sustaining a strategic multi-sector STEM Network in Virginia.