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STEAM Ecosystem BC is a non-profit learning ecosystem comprised of a network of diverse collaborators from education, technology, science, the arts and business sectors in British Columbia, working together to ensure all learners have equal access to educational resources and opportunities.

Mission Statement

  • To increase STEAM literacy by connecting, growing and unleashing the power of BC’s  STEAM learning ecosystem.

Shared Vision

  • Within 5 years STEAM Ecosystem BC will be available to every learner in BC.

Core Values

  • Equity: We believe every learner has the capacity to be successful given access to the right resources and support.
  • Inclusion: We are strengthened by the diversity of our community  and the inclusion all community voices, including traditional Indigenous knowledge.
  • Collaboration: We believe collaboration is the best pathway to achieving the goals of individuals and organizations.
  • Opportunity: We believe in providing inspirational opportunities to learners to develop their 21st Century Skills.

Key Objectives

STEAM Ecosystem BC has a primary focus on three key areas of impact:

  • Dramatically increase the number of qualified STEAM mentors in BC – from teachers and scientists to technologists and entrepreneurs
  • Connect mentors and youth within communities through networking opportunities, from classroom visits and on-site shadowing to volunteering and paid internships
  • Host a digital hub to interweave these communities, host a library of learning resources and connect children and youth to the spectrum of available educational opportunities

Map of our Members: