Coastal VA STEM Hub, a regional STEM learning ecosystem for pre-K to adult residents, in Coastal Virginia (i.e., Hampton Roads and Eastern Shore). We are committed to equity in STEM and we build strong science, technology, and engineering and math skills in early education and beyond. Following the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM model.
Coastal VA STEM Hub is consortia and community of practice of partnerships in industries across the region, as well as educators for all ages, as well as museums, libraries, families, non-profits and many others – who all promote STEM Education and engagement. COVA STEM Hub has initially been funded by the City of Newport News and has also received additional funding from Society of America Military Engineers, recently the General Assembly; along with our partners at Virginia Peninsula Community College. COVA STEM Hub:
Champions STEM fluency and competency,
Supports Career Focused STEM Programming to STEM Careers in our region;
Is an inclusive collaborative community with a DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) focus.