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USDA Grant Supports Design of Classroom Aquaponics Projects

Students will use the aquaponics systems to address Managing the Nitrogen Cycle, a National Academy of Engineers Grand Engineering Challenge. TIES is collaborating with STEM Learning EcosystemsSM in Tulsa, OK and Baltimore to develop aquaponics-based STEM learning for Tulsa and Baltimore City public schools. This is funded by a grant provided by USDA Professional Development […]

TIES Named Partner of DoD’s Defense STEM Education Consortium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2019 TIES Selected by DoD To Strengthen National K-16 STEM Education and Outreach. The $75M Department of Defense initiative will fund more than a dozen organizations. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recently-launched the Defense STEM Education Consortium (DSEC), which will strengthen kindergarten through college STEM education and outreach programs […]

TIES Releases RFI for Community Asset Mapping – Due 4/29/19

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION: Adaptable Existing Asset Mapping Tools Posted: March 21, 2019 | Deadline: April 29, 2019 TIES, the manager and operator of the STEM Learning EcosystemsSM Community of Practice (SLECoP), is seeking information about existing asset mapping tools that might be customized for use by the 85 global communities that make up the SLECoP. […]