CMI education and outreach staff participates in national training

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CMI researchers from Colorado School of Mines conducted the activity for this highlight

CMI education and outreach staff attended national training through the STEM PUSH Network.

Significance and Impact

  • CMI promotes Education and Workforce Development, including for its staff designing STEM products and events for youth and adults.
  • From CMI Team member Colorado School of Mines, Cynthia Howell leads CMI educational outreach efforts, which includes collaborating with teacher/researcher Danielle Ladd in developing lesson plans to accompany the CMI educational toolkit (reviewed annually), available online at
  • In collaboration with the national STEM PUSH Network, Howell and Ladd attended a national learning community convening for Pre-College STEM partners focused on underserved communities, held at the University of Pittsburgh.

Hub Target Addressed 
CMI trains the critical materials workforce of the future.