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STEM Careers Coalition Named Best STEM Product by SmartBrief 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards

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Silver Spring, MD (Tuesday, June 14, 2022) – STEM Careers Coalition™ – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate and non-profit leaders and anchored in schools by Discovery Education – has been named a winner in the STEM and STEAM category of the 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards presented by SmartBrief.  

The Readers’ Choice Awards 2022 presented by SmartBrief on EdTech celebrates those companies and products making a lasting impact on the education industry. Submissions were evaluated by both industry professionals and end-users of SmartBrief. Through innovative solutions, the latest technology or pioneering problem-solving, SmartBrief recognizes those who are changing the education landscape for the better. SmartBrief is the leading digital news service for top-level education professionals in K-12, higher education, and specialized fields.  

The STEM Careers Coalition prepares 10 million students for the future of work by providing equitable access to digital content and experiences that engage students, build foundational STEM knowledge, and develop the critical skills students need for college and career success. Having reached over 5 million students by the second-year anniversary in 2021, the Coalition is nurturing a diverse culture of STEM education in K-12 schools and afterschool centers nationwide by empowering educators to teach STEM effectively in the classroom, fostering and promoting quality education, and building the next generation of STEM solution-seekers with intentional focus on racial and gender equity. No-cost and standards aligned resources introduce new experiences to further support middle and high school students’ career preparedness. STEM Careers Coalition Signature partners include Boeing, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble (P&G), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Caterpillar Foundation, Stanley Black & Decker, DuPont, and PepsiCo Foundation.  

The Discovery Education K-12 platform was also selected as an honorable mention in the Curriculum Development category. The Discovery Education K-12 learning platform connects educators to a vast collection of high-quality, standards-aligned content, ready-to-use digital lessons, intuitive quiz and activity creation tools, and professional learning resources. Providing educators an enhanced learning platform, the Discovery Education platform facilitates engaging, daily instruction in any learning environment.  

“On behalf of our critical corporate and community partners, the STEM Careers Coalition is  honored to receive this recognition from SmartBrief and educators,” said Amy Nakamoto, General Manager of Social Impact at Discovery Education. ”Our Coalition members are united in fostering inclusivity and equity in education through STEM opportunities. Together, we are supporting resources that resonate with educators and engage students to become the diverse solutions seekers of tomorrow.” 

Learn more about the SmartBrief Readers’ Choice Awards 2022 and the other winners at  

For more information about Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit, and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Twitter and LinkedIn.  


About SmartBrief 
SmartBrief is the leading digital news service for top-level education professionals in K-12, higher education and specialized fields. Each SmartBrief is distributed for free and is specifically targeted to help administrators manage, teachers educate and students learn. We work closely with leading trade associations, professional organizations and corporations to create these news round-ups for their members and industries. 

About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through its award-winning multimedia content, instructional supports, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 100 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower teachers with leading edtech solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at 

Grace Maliska
Discovery Education
Phone: 704-557-2444