National Science Foundation
In a world of globally linked, rapidly changing economic opportunities, America's workforce must be able to fluently adapt to new knowledge, skills, and tools to operate across geographic and professional boundaries. NSF works with public and private sector partners to help prepare students and professionals for lifelong innovation and productivity. These cooperative efforts help to ensure that America's science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce excels in the global economy, and that the STEM workforce is representative of the entire population. With a diversity of perspectives, we can better address local, national and global needs in areas such as health care, energy, national security, climate change, and the environment. The Highlights below offer examples of NSF funded projects that have made a difference.
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Autonomous Undersea Systems Network (AUSNET)
Technology Systems, Inc.'s research and development led to the creation of an advanced capability for operating ad-hoc networks...
State: Maine
Topics: Challenges of Our Time, Workforce & Economic Development
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The Regional Alliances for Persons with Disabilities: 15,000 Students Across 14 States Engaged in STEM Education
With support from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Research in Disabilities Education (RDE) program, four regional alliances...
State: Maine, New Mexico, Washington
Topics: Science & Engineering Education, Workforce & Economic Development
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SCATE Strategies Help Increase the Number of Well-Prepared Students in the Pipeline for Technician Careers
The South Carolina Advanced Technological Education Center of Excellence (SCATE) enhances the nation’s high tech workforce by improving...
State: South Carolina
Topics: Workforce & Economic Development
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Cultural and Technological Curriculum Engages Native American Students in Computing
Researchers from Boston University (BU) and the University of New Mexico (UNM) are jointly developing a novel introductory-level...
State: Massachusetts, New Mexico
Topics: Workforce & Economic Development

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Current NSF Abstracts

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Earth System Science Education Alliance (ESSEA) II
Awarded to: Robert Myers, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Nov 1, 2006
UNH GEO-Teach: Transforming Earth System Science Education
Awarded to: Karen Graham, University of New Hampshire, Nov 1, 2006

Workforce Development Resources

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