The Challenge: Reach out to your state governor about the ESSA state plan and encourage the prioritization of STEM learning, and encourage local business leaders to do the same.
As states develop new plans under ESSA, all members of the STEM community have an important role to play to keep great STEM teaching and great STEM learning a top priority for students.
Tools and Tips for Rising to the Challenge
Below are several tools you can use as you reach out to: (1) your governor about prioritizing STEM learning and (2) business leaders to help reinforce your message. These tools include:
- Call your Governor: Phone Script
- Invite a Business Leader: Step-by-Step Instructions and Sample Email
- Email your Governor: Sample Email
- Tweet at your Governor: Sample Tweets
Also attached below is the Directory of SEAs and Governors, STEM Talking Points and Q&A from the second Mobilization Challenge.
Track Your Impact: share any responses you receive with us at: http://bit.ly/2kokKTy