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PASCO Joins 25 Other Corporate Leaders in Signing CTEq's Commitment to Excellence in STEM

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Change the Equation Recognizes PASCO for Leadership in STEM

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PASCO signed on to Change the Equation's (CTEq) Commitment to Excellence in STEM, joining a collective chorus of business leaders in championing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) literacy.  In signing the Commitment, PASCO, a member of CTEq, has reaffirmed the value it places on STEM literacy for all young people in the U.S.

Representing PASCO, Dori Haggerty (left), national education program manager, signs on to Change the Equation’s (CTEq) Commitment to Excellence in STEM, a national movement to ensure science, technology, engineering and mathematics literacy among all high school students. The signing took place May 16 in Arlington, Virginia. Pictured with Haggerty is CTEq CEO Linda Rosen.

PASCO and other Commitment signatories have publicly signed on to sustain a national movement ensuring STEM literacy among all high school graduates. The Commitment stresses the corporate community's pledge to collaborate with each other as well as programs and communities; high expectations for all students; data-driven advocacy for STEM; and the availability of high-quality STEM learning programs in communities across the country.

PASCO, represented by National Education Programs Manager Dori Haggerty, who has a doctorate in curriculum and instruction, and other Commitment signatories were recognized at an event on May 16, in Arlington, Virginia.  

"We applaud PASCO for its role in making universal STEM literacy a reality," said CTEq CEO Linda P. Rosen.  "The public declaration of support for the Commitment and the actions that will ensue from the corporate community recognizes that STEM literacy is a transformative life-skill that impacts the future success of our young people and the ability of our nation to remain a leader in innovation."

The 26 Signatories to Change the Equation's Commitment to Excellence in STEM include:

3M

Eaton Corporation

PASCO

Accenture

ExxonMobil

Promethean World

CA Technologies

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

Sally Ride Science, Inc.

Carolina Biological Supply Company

Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.

State Farm Insurance

Chevron Corporation

Intel Corporation

Symantec Corporation

Cognizant Technology Solutions

LMI Aerospace, Inc.

Texas Instruments Incorporated

The Dow Chemical Company

The MITRE Corporation

Time Warner Cable

DuPont

Motorola Solutions, Inc.

United Launch Alliance



Valen Analytics



Xerox Corporation

About PASCO

PASCO scientific is the global leader in 21st century science education-designing,  developing and supporting innovative teaching and learning solutions for K-12 and higher education for 50 years. Our team of former and current teachers, educational researchers, engineers and many others is committed to the advancement of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education around the world. Today teachers and students in more than 100 countries around the world use PASCO solutions. For more information, visit www.pasco.com.

About Change the Equation

Change the Equation works at the intersection of business and education to ensure that all students are STEM literate by collaborating with schools, communities, and states to adopt and implement excellent STEM policies and programs. CTEq's coalition of members are working toward universal STEM literacy by advocating for state policies and practices that are known to produce STEM-literate high school graduates; ensuring high standards for all students; and supporting evidence-based high quality STEM learning programs.

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