Nepris200x300One of the biggest roadblocks standing between school-age students and prospective STEM careers is a lack of effective industry engagement in the classroom. To address this barrier, the White House launched an initiative to mobilize 1 million STEM mentors annually by 2020.

In this white paper we’ll explore the issues associated with advancement of STEM education in the U.S., illustrate the impact that positive industry-school alignment can have on the problem, and examine the long-term value of connecting industry to every classroom.