Welcome to the Afterschool STEM Hub

Here, advocates for high-quality afterschool programming in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) will discover the most effective ways to make the case for expanding and supporting innovative and engaging afterschool STEM programs. Thanks to careful and extensive research performed by the FrameWorks Institute, a non-profit communications think tank, we now have a solid understanding of average Americans’ perceptions about STEM learning and the out-of-school environment, as well as reliable, tested ways of positioning afterschool STEM that can overcome any communication roadblocks.

Afterschool STEM activates learning for all kids!

About Us

The Afterschool STEM Hub is developed and supported by a collaboration of afterschool leaders and stakeholders who seek to ensure that afterschool programs are considered a key component in the STEM learning ecosystem. In partnership, we produce coordinated messaging and advocacy tools built on the FrameWorks Institute’s rigorous communications research. Initially funded by the Noyce Foundation and with continuing support from STEM Next, this project is led by the Afterschool Alliance and the following organizations contribute to the direction and shape of the Afterschool STEM Hub: