STEM Programs in Northern Virginia and Beyond: The 2016 K-12 STEM Symposium

As a parent, you don’t need to be sold on the value of a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education for your child. The statistics alone say it all: Computer science majors earn 40 percent more than the average college graduate, while 20 percent of U.S. jobs require a high level of knowledge in a STEM field. Meanwhile, by 2018, 15.68 million Americans are projected to be employed in STEM fields. But where do you start?