Structuring Partnerships - What Makes Afterschool Programs Work?

Room: Blue Level, EMC Exec Center, Super Suite

We all know that effective partnerships within and between community-based programs, schools, higher education institutions, businesses and professional societies are fundamental to the success and sustainability of STEM programming in afterschool settings. Panelists will discuss best practices and challenges in creating partnership structures in urban, suburban and rural settings.

  • Cora Beth Abel, B.S.  -  Executive Director, Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair

  • Donata Martin, B.A.  -  Executive Director, Boys and Girls Club of North and Central MA
  • Pat Hallberg, B.A.  -  CEO, Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts
  • Penny Noyce, M.D.  -  Trustee, The Noyce Foundation