Create a San Diego where every learner is at the center of a rich ecosystem of connected STEM learning opportunities and STEM-supportive individuals.
Women in STEM
Capitalizing and leveraging programs for girls and women in and out of school through networking and collaboration.
Second Wednesdays of every month from 3:00pm-4:30pm
Girl Scouts San Diego (Leadership Center in Baker Baum and Clark)
Innovation in K-12
Focusing on cross-sector collaboration in multiple school districts.
Second Friday of every month from 10:00am- 11:30am
Comic Con Museum
Focusing on cross-sector collaboration between corporations and other entities to benefit STEM opportunities.
Fleet Science Center
Early Childhood STEM Learning
Encouraging and expanding STEM educational opportunities for children ages 0-5.
Second Tuesday of every month from 9:30am-11:00am (every other month online)
Fleet Science Center
Connecting environmental educators to training, teachers to curriculum, families to programs, and everyone to STEM learning through nature.
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
The Executive Leadership Team (ELT) is a group created to streamline and improve the effectiveness of the Ecosystem in supporting the efforts of the Working Groups. The ELT is composed of local leaders and works in concert with the Working Group Chairs to help further the mission of the San Diego STEM Ecosystem.
The Advisory Committee is comprised of cross-sector community partners representing the San Diego STEM Ecosystem, provides strategic direction for the STEM Ecosystem Initiative and champions its work.
What folks say about the San Diego STEM Ecosystem
“Best way to find STEM classes in San Diego!”
And +32% Systems Software Developers STEM job growth vs. +14% All Occupations
(Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Science means security
Eliminating equity gaps by ensuring all students, no matter their ZIP code, have access to high-quality STEM learning opportunities.
Unfilled Computer Science Jobs
in computer science estimated by 2018
(Source: Microsoft Research)
The potential is huge
We need more science professionals to face the challenges and opportunities of our complex world.
Central Project Office Team
The Central Project Office (CPO), the Fleet Science Center, is the backbone organization of the San Diego STEM Ecosystem. The CPO supports and staffs the Executive Leadership Team, and the Working Groups. The CPO roles and responsibilities include maintaining overall strategic coherence, coordinating and managing the day-to-day operations and implementation of work.