About the Center

Our Purpose

The STEM Innovation for Inclusion in Early Education (STEMI2E2) Center aims to:

  • Develop and enhance the knowledge base on engagement in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning opportunities for young children with disabilities (O-5);
  • Implement high-quality technical assistance and professional development to increase engagement for young children with disabilities in STEM opportunities; and
  • Engage partners and stakeholders from diverse disciplines and industry in work to increase the inclusion of young children with disabilities in early high-quality STEM learning experiences.;

Our Team

Leadership Team

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill

Megan Vinh
Chih-Ing Lim
Tracey West

Marsico Institute, University of Denver

Doug Clements
Julie Sarama

Staff

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill
Ann Sam
Adam Holland
Kellen Reid
Christine Harradine
Julie Chin
Wendy Morgan
Barbara Goldman

School of Education, UNC-Chapel Hill

Janice Anderson

Marsico Institute, University of Denver

Crystal Day-Hess

Public Health Management Corporation

Pip Campbell

Consultants

Christine Cunningham
Susan Sandall
Lisa Wadors
Amy Goldman
Amy Germuth
 

National Impact Team

Industry leaders, STEM experts, inclusion experts, practitioners, families, IHE faculty