About Ellen Egley

Ellen is a former teacher who is proud to be a member of the STEM Jobs team. When not working on articles, lesson plans, and the magazine, she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors with her family.

A Closer Look at Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day is a national event that is typically celebrated the first Friday of October, but any day can be Manufacturing Day! To get some firsthand knowledge of both Manufacturing Day and the industry itself, STEM Jobs spoke with Katie Hager, Workforce Development Manager at DMI Companies. STEM Jobs: Why is an event like Manufacturing Day...

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By |September 12th, 2016|Education, Real World, STEM - Technology|0 Comments

The Great GMO Debate

You've probably heard about GMOs, but whether they are good or bad depends on who you ask.

By |June 10th, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

What is STEM?

Many people are talking about the benefits of STEM education, but what is STEM and why is it important? What is STEM? STEM is the acronym for the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math. To many, they form the basis for 21st century skills needed to be successful in the evolving jobs of the...

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By |May 16th, 2016|Education, Featured, How can I do what I love?|1 Comment

Celebrating Arbor Day

National Arbor Day falls on the last Friday of every April and provides us with an opportunity to reflect on the importance of trees and get involved. First formally celebrated in Nebraska in 1872, Arbor Day was created to celebrate the role of trees in our lives and promote the planting and care of trees....

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By |April 29th, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments