The Maine STEM Partnership

A statewide STEM education improvement community

Donate now to join us in improving STEM education in the state of Maine

The Maine STEM Partnership at the RiSE Center is a statewide STEM education improvement community. We focus on providing hands-on, engaging science materials for Maine classrooms and pedagogical and content-specific professional learning opportunities for Maine STEM teachers across grade spans (PK-16+). 

Donate Today!

double your donation for materials!

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor we have the opportunity to match donations for STEM classroom materials up to $100,000. Please consider contributing to this fund that supports Maine students by providing high quality, hands-on science resources.

To double your donation today, copy 
"STEM Materials for ME" 
into the instructions box on the
donation page

$100,000 Goal for STEM Materials for ME


All donations, big or small, will help improve STEM education! 

Some suggested donation amounts are below:
$15..........Match a school's contribution for one student to have access to quality, hands-on science materials for a full school year
$50..........Match a school's contribution to a teacher attending an evening professional learning event 
$100........Contribute to a teacher attending the Summer RiSE Conference or Maine STEM Partnership fall Summit
$500........Support a teacher's annual membership to one of our professional learning communities
$750........Support a community member to present at a regional or national conference
$1000.....Support a teacher for a summer program, such as our week-long, content immersion in STEM fields

Keira Ithomitis

Elementary Teacher, Brunswick, ME

"The Maine STEM Partnership has influenced my teaching by helping me to more effectively engage my students in knowing where they are, where they’re going, and how to get there." 

Emily Gribben

High School Science Teacher, Fairfield, ME

"The Maine STEM Partnership has influenced my teaching by providing me with innovative strategies and tools to make my classroom more interactive!"


Julie Hutchinson

High School Teacher, Yarmouth, ME

"The Maine STEM Partnership has influenced my teaching by giving me new activities to use with my students that I know are tried and true, by a classroom teacher."

Colleen Williams

Middle School Teacher, Dedham, ME

"Giving me the resources to make science more fun!" 

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