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
Jessica Anne Amsbary
Hsui-wen Yang

School of Education, UNC-Chapel Hill

Janice Anderson

Marsico Institute, University of Denver

Crystal Day-Hess
Becky Chance
Shannon Stark-Guss

Public Health Management Corporation

Pip Campbell

Consultants

Christine Cunningham
Susan Sandall
Lisa Wadors
Amy Germuth
 

National Impact Team

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