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STEM Innovation for Inclusion in Early Education Center (STEMIE)

This project's purpose is to develop and enhance the knowledge on the practices and supports necessary to improve access and participation within STEM learning opportunities for young children with disabilities.

The center's expected outcomes include:

  • increased body of knowledge of current evidence-based practices for STEM learning;
  • increased use of STEM evidence-based practices by early childhood programs, providers, and families to promote access and participation for young children with disabilities; and
  • increased awareness by faculty in IHEs of STEM learning for young children with disabilities and increased focus and integration of early STEM evidence-based practices into IHE programs of study.


Funding Agency:  

U.S. Department of Education

Funding Period:  

01/01/2019 to 12/31/2023

Award Amount:  



Megan E. Vinh, Principal Investigator
Chih-Ing Lim, Co-Principal Investigator
Jessica Amsbary, Technical Assistance Specialist
Julie Chin, Educational Technology Specialist
Christine Coster Harradine, Technical Assistance Specialist
Adam L. Holland, Technical Assistance Specialist
Wendy M. Morgan, Learning and Development Senior Strategist
Kellen Reid, Technical Assistance Specialist
Ann M. Sam, Advanced Research Scientist
Christopher N. Staton, Technical Assistance Associate
Victoria Waters, Research Specialist
Hsiu-Wen Yang, Technical Assistance Specialist

Publications and Other Resources

Published: June 2021 Type: Other Resources
Published: 2021 Type: Journal Articles
Published: 2020 Type: Online Learning