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Northwestern University Partners

The Office of Community Education Partnerships (OCEP) works with faculty and students to support research, education, and broader impacts on federal grants and community outreach and engagement between the University and K-12 community.

K-12 Partners

OCEP partners with K-12 schools, districts, and teachers to identify common goals, share expertise, build capacity, and put STEM education research and theory into practice.

Industry Partners

OCEP partners with industry to assist with corporate citizenship and philanthropic goals and contribute to the development of a diverse STEM workforce as well as develop STEM education programming that can engage K-12 students in more authentic learning experiences.

Regional and National Partners

OCEP is involved in numerous regional and national STEM education initiatives that foster collaboration, build capacity, and share promising practices. These initiatives build communities of practice around research, education, and programming for STEM education.