Our Partners

Engineering PLUS is designed to build an infrastructure to support sustainability and scale-up of successful interventions through partnerships. Each of the Key Performance Strategy (KPS) groups work closely with its partners to achieve the overall projects goals.

Below is a current list of our partners that work with each KPS group.  This list will evolve over the course of the grant as new partnerships are formed. If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact engplusalliance@northeastern.edu.

Backbone Partners

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

The strength of a Northeastern education is experiential learning—it enables you to explore your path, find your passion, and acquire the skills and knowledge that prepare you for a lifetime of success. Our entire learning model is centered around your success. Powered by our signature co-op program and fueled by your inclination for exploration-driven excellence, experiential learning at Northeastern is the advantage that will set you apart in the real world. There’s no other university experience quite like it. Our graduates prove this every day. For more information, visit www.northeastern.edu.

NSF INCLUDES National Network

NSF INCLUDES National Network

NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion Across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) is a comprehensive national initiative designed to enhance U.S. leadership in discoveries and innovations by focusing on diversity, inclusion and broadening participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at scale. NSF INCLUDES is one of the NSF 10 Big Ideas. The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position the United States at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership through pioneering research and enabling activities. For more information, visit www.includesnetwork.org.

Professional Society and National Organization Partners

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of Indigenous peoples of North America and the Pacific Islands in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) studies and careers. For more information, visit www.aises.org.

American Society for Engineering Education

American Society for Engineering Education

ASEE advances innovation, excellence, and access at all levels of education for the engineering profession. Our values are excellence, engagement, innovation, integrity, diversity and inclusion. ASEE recognizes the term “engineering education” to encompass the full academic spectrum of instruction, research, scholarship, practice, and service. ASEE also has an enduring commitment to continuous improvement. For more information, visit https://www.asee.org/.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering

NACME is the largest provider of college scholarships for underrepresented minorities pursuing degrees at schools of engineering. Their mission is to enrich society with an American workforce that champions diversity in STEM by increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in engineering and computer science. For more information, visit www.nacme.org.

The National GEM Consortium

The National GEM Consortium

The mission of The National GEM Consortium is to enhance the value of the nation’s human capital by increasing the participation of underrepresented groups (African Americans, American Indians, and Hispanic Americans) at the master’s and doctoral levels in engineering and science. For more information, visit www.gemfellowship.org.

The National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates

The National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates

The National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates (NAMEPA) is the nation’s leading community of change agents, cultivating diversity, access, equity, and inclusion in engineering. We are a network of university administrators, faculty, deans, pre-college educators and industry professionals all committed to implementation of programs, policies, and institutional changes to broaden participation in STEM. For more information, please visit https://namepa.org/

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is one of the largest student-governed organizations based in the United States with more than 700 chapters and 17,000 active members in the U.S. and abroad. NSBE, founded in 1975, supports and promotes the aspirations of collegiate and pre-collegiate students and technical professionals in engineering and technology. NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. For more information, visit www.nsbe.org.

The Society of Women Engineers

The Society of Women Engineers

For more than seven decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Our organization is centered around a passion for our members’ success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today’s exciting engineering and technology specialties. For more information, visit www.swe.org.

stEm PEER Academy Partners

Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS)

Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS)

The purpose of ARIS is to advance impacts of research for the betterment of society and the expansion of research. We elevate research impact by providing high-quality resources and professional development opportunities and by creating connections among researchers, community partners, and engagement practitioners. ARIS provides a thriving global community representing all areas of research impact. The ARIS Community welcomes anyone interested in the intersection between research and society. For more information, visit www.researchinsociety.org.

STEM PUSH

STEM PUSH

With a diverse group of partners, the STEM PUSH Network (Pathways for Underrepresented Students to HigherEd) is working to create systemic change in the post-secondary admissions process by reinventing the relationship between pre-college STEM programs and higher education admissions offices.

Research and Evaluation Partners

CSEdResearch.org

CSEdResearch.org

CSEdResearch.org is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the U.S. whose mission is to improve K-12 CS education for all children by enabling and disseminating exemplary evidence-driven research, with a focus on identifying culturally relevant promising practices and transforming student learning. For more information, visit www.csedresearch.org.

Drexel University

Drexel University

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university with a unique model of experiential learning that combines academic rigor with one of the nation’s premier cooperative education programs. For more information, visit www.drexel.edu.

Rath Educational Evaluation & Research (REER)

Rath Educational Evaluation & Research (REER)

Rath Educational Evaluation & Research (REER) helps partnering projects understand how effective their efforts are at achieving their goals and to continually improve what they are doing for the benefit of those whom they are serving. For more information, visit www.krathreer.com.

SageFox Consulting Group

SageFox Consulting Group

SageFox is a lead research partner on several NSF projects. All of the research efforts are based on values of collaboration, transparency and meaningful contribution to the education community. Projects to date have focused on retrospective studies to uncover the long-term impacts of programs, aggregating knowledge across programs and/or states and understanding emerging needs in STEM education. For more information, visit www.sagefoxgroup.com

NSF INCLUDES Alliance Engineering PLUS (Partnerships Launching Underrepresented Students). This work is supported by the National Science Foundation under award HRD-2119930. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.