Support Networks - National

Logo for nonprofit, AISES.

AISES is a national nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of Indigenous peoples of North America and the Pacific Islands in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) studies and careers.

Logo for national nonprofit, AWIS (Association for Women in Science).

AWIS is a global network that inspires bold leadership, research, and solutions that advance women in STEM, spark innovation, promote organizational success and drive systemic change.

Logo for nonprofit organization, Bedtime Math.

Bedtime is a national nonprofit organization that aims to build math skills in fun and innovating ways through  family engagement, books, games, and other exciting activities. is an education nonprofit that provides numerous coding resources in support of the vision that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science as part of their core K-12 education.

Logo for EngineerGirl website.

EngineerGirl is an educational website run by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) that exposes women and girls to the exciting opportunities that the field of engineering offers, such as the variety of careers that can be pursued and the ways in which women in engineering both past and present have changed the world.

Logo for the Exploratorium museum.

Exploratorium is a public learning laboratory in San Francisco that provides both in-person and virtual experiences that allow people to explore the world through science, art, and human perception.

Logo of nonprofit organization, Girls Who Code.

Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization that aims to close the gender gap in tech and  change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Logo for STEM toy provider, GoldieBlox.

GoldieBlox is a toy company that creates  toys, games, and shows that are designed to engage girls in STEM so that they can develop interest in engineering and confidence in problem-solving early on in their education.

Logo for Mizzen Education.

Mizzen Education is a learning platform the provides resources for out-of-school time educators to create engaging, unique, and informative hands-on learning experiences for students outside of the classroom.

Logo for NASA.

NASA offers many resources for educators to engage students in hands-on and multimedia STEM learning, especially in the fields of aerospace, physics, and earth and climate sciences.  

Logo for the National Girls Collaborative Project.

National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) is  a network of networks that brings together organizations committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). 

Logo for National Society of Black Engineers.

NSBE is an organization whose mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community”. As part of this, NSBE offers several pre-college initiatives in an effort to engage, expose and mentor K-12 students through local and national programs each year.

Logo for SciGirls.

SciGirls Connect is a show that is part of PBS LearningMedia!. Each half-hour episode highlights the processes of different groups of middle school girls who are working on STEM projects, and not only celebrates their accomplishments, but also provides educational materials with gender-equitable teaching strategies and hands-on inquiries based on the concepts modeled in the video.

Logo for programming language, Scratch.

Scratch is a free visual programming language that teaches young people how to code and create their own create digital stories, games, and animations. Scratch has numerous resources for educators on topics ranging from how to run Scratch classes or workshops to support groups where educators can share ideas, train, and ask questions about the software to others.

Logo for the Smithsonian Museum.

The Smithsonian Museum provides virtual access to online tools and tours where you can view and learn about different artifacts and exhibits. Smithsonian Open Access also provides lesson plans and projects that can be used that are based on their free resources. 

SWE is one of the largest international organizations that works and advocates for opportunities for women in engineering. The organizations aims to “empower women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion”, and offers numerous resources and networks to accomplish this.

VEXcode VR teaches STEM concepts and coding through an interactive, fun, and accessible learning experience. VEX also provides professional development opportunities for educator to learn how to bring STEM, computer science, and robotics to students in hands-on, engaging ways.

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MOST Network

Address: 1500 Union Avenue, Suite 2300, Baltimore, MD 21211

Phone: 410-374-7692


Fax: 410-617-8750

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