Dow and Teach For All expand STEM education collaboration to support underserved youth

Dow and Teach For All expand STEM education collaboration to support underserved youth

Programs will impact students and educators in Argentina, Japan, Nigeria, Spain and the United States

  • By ICN Bureau | May 29, 2024

Dow and Teach For All expand collaboration to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher recruitment, professional development and placement. The programming will continue to take place in underserved schools in Bahía Blanca, Argentina; Chiba, Saitama, and Ishikawa, Japan; Lagos, Nigeria; Tarragona, Spain; and, new this year, Plaquemine, United States.

"Since joining forces with Teach For All, we have made an incredible impact together," said Bob Plishka, Global Director of Strategic Corporate Partnerships and Dow Company Foundation President. "Through our funding, Teach For All was able to reach more than 10,000 students, and this year, we are excited to expand our work to include educators and students in Louisiana."

By collaborating with organizations like Teach For All, Dow aims to ensure equitable access to STEM education, help develop and support educators and improve students' readiness.

Teach For All is a growing network of independent partner organizations and a global organization working to develop collective leadership to improve the quality of education for all children and break down the barriers standing in the way of their ability to learn and thrive. It has grown to include 62 network partners across six continents, with 13,000+ current teachers and 100,000+ alumni.

"Since 2022, we have proudly partnered with Dow, collaborating on significant support for young people in our shared communities. We’re delighted that with each renewal of the partnership, we’ve expanded the reach of our work together, this time extending that support to the United States. We’re so grateful to Dow and their colleagues for their continued support in helping ensure all children can fulfill their potential,” said Wendy Kopp, CEO and Co-Founder of Teach For All.

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