Serving STEM Cross-Sector Partners in Susquehanna, Lackawanna, Wayne, Wyoming and Pike Counties

Welcome to NEPA STEM Ecosystem

Northeastern Pennsylvania STEM (NEPA STEM) Ecosystem is a collaboration between the PA Department of Education and the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit (NEIU 19). NEPA STEM Ecosystem joined five previously recognized STEM Ecosystems in Pennsylvania in 2019 to further this important work. We are one of 100 formally recognized STEM Ecosystems worldwide.

 NEPA STEM Ecosystem is committed to engaging, nurturing and producing a STEM-fluent pipeline of citizens who are ready to contribute to the STEM workforce in our region. In order to accomplish this mission, the NEPA STEM Ecosystem focuses its actions on three priorities:

NEPA STEM Ecosystem Convening Networking with Others


Connect all cross-sector partners to STEM educational experiences and opportunities

Students working on robotics together


Generate coherent STEM experiences for ALL young people in our community regardless of their demographics

Teacher and student working on computer science project together


Create and support STEM professional learning for ALL educators and administrators in the region