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    Our Mission

    Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS) is a
    collaborative of school districts that leverages
    resources, talent and intellectual capital
    to help over a quarter million students
    graduate career and college ready.

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    Empowering schools

    Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS)
    develops district-wide leadership capacity to
    improve student learning.

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    Building STEM leadership

    Our Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
    initiative propels students towards the future, with the
    resources for innovation and sense of empowerment to
    ensure all students graduate college and career ready.

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    Engaging Communities

    Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS)
    engages students, family and local communities in
    education to help close the achievement gap.

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Applications for the 2015-2015 STEM Externship and STEM Fellows program will be accepted through March 13th.

Learn more about our STEM Professional Development Programs.


To apply, select the program of interest below and complete the online application.

STEM Externship Program Application


STEM Fellows Program Application

STEM Professional Development

STEM Externship and STEM Fellows Summer externships provide teachers with a fresh look at today’s science, technology, math, and engineering workplace through hands-on work and mentorship. On-site externships are combined with professional development training that helps translate those real-world experiences into the classroom through problem-based lessons aligned to the NGSS and Common Core. STEM Fellows […]

Events Calendar

2014 Educator Enrichment Days

This year’s events were a great success! Combined, we had over 160 participants at the events held in November, 2014. To learn more about this year’s program, visit our Educator Enrichment Day site.  

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