Engaging Young People in 21st Century Community Challenges


The UL Innovative Education Award grew out of research conducted by NAAEE and our evaluation partner, NewKnowledge, and funded by UL in 2013. California Water Service (Cal Water) also supported the research effort.

The report, Engaging Young People in 21st Century Community Challenges: Linking Environmental Education with STEM:

  • Summarizes what is known about engaging young people in STEM
  • Identifies nine priorities for the next generation of E-STEM
  • Lists key themes, gaps, and challenges to be met
  • Provides ideas to help support and enhance E-STEM