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2024 National STEM Festival

Thursday, April 11, 2024 to Saturday, April 13, 2024

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The U.S. Department of Education and EXPLR are excited to announce their public-private partnership to co-present the first-ever National STEM Festival, a nationwide effort to identify and encourage the next generation of innovators in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Under the Biden-Harris Administration, the U.S. Department of Education has prioritized rigorous, relevant, and joyful STEM education for the nation’s students to engender a sense of belonging in STEM and to ensure 21st century college and career readiness. The U.S. Department of Education and EXPLR are committed to creating equitable opportunities for STEM learning for students from all backgrounds.

The National STEM Festival will take place in person, April 11-13, 2024, at The Square, 1850 K St., NW, Washington, DC. The schedule to date follows:

  • April 11 – the Department will host a 2nd You Belong in STEM Convening   
    (invitation only)
  • April 12 – student innovators will exhibit their projects for the media and federal VIPs. (invitation only)
  • April 13, 12:00-5:00 PM – student innovators and federal STEM agencies will exhibit  for the public (open invitation)