The Long Island STEM Hub is a dynamic partnership that brings together educators, businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies, all with a common mission: to inspire and prepare the next generation of STEM leaders. Our initiative aims to nurture students’ passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through various hands-on experiences, mentorships, and exposure to real-world challenges. In this episode of Hilary Topper on Air, Hilary speaks with Andrew Parton, co-steward of the Long Island STEM Hub and president of the Cradle of Aviation Museum.
About the Interview
In this engaging podcast interview, the Long Island STEM Hub’s mission to inspire and prepare the next generation of STEM leaders takes center stage. The interview begins by discussing the Career Conversation program, revealing how it connects students with professionals and experts for mentorship. The program’s transformative impact on students is highlighted, showcasing success stories and hands-on learning experiences that have fueled their growth.
The conversation then shifts to the collaboration between the Long Island STEM Hub, the Cradle of Aviation Museum, and MacArthur Airport. The partnership’s innovative exhibits and interactive programs aimed at inspiring students in aviation and aerospace fields are explored. The interview delves into the integration of STEM initiatives into school curricula, the evolution of collaborative efforts, and future aspirations for the Career Conversation program. Listeners are invited to support and get involved with the Long Island STEM Hub’s initiatives, and contact details for further engagement are provided. This podcast interview offers a comprehensive view of the dynamic initiatives driving STEM education and career exploration on Long Island.
About the Long Island STEM Hub
The Long Island STEM Hub is a consortium of Long Island leaders who believe that we can do great things working together. We are a group that recognizes that when a workforce possesses strong science, technology, engineering and mathematics-based skills it will drive our economy, retain our businesses, and draw more businesses to our region as they seek the talent that resides in our region. We invite others to join us as we generate a rising tide that will raise all ships. We seek to ensure opportunity and access for all of our diverse communities in this endeavor. For more information visit www.listemhub.org.