CTEq Press Releases

For press inquiries, please contact CTEq Executive Assistant, Passion Cheek at 202.626.5740 or pcheek@changetheequation.org.

Change the Equation Statement on President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address

In his final State of the Union address, President Obama has once again brought STEM education and its critical role in our country’s vitality to the fore of our national consciousness. The President challenged us to answer the question, “how do we reignite that spirit of innovation to meet our biggest challenges?” and we believe that STEM education is at the heart of the answer.

Change the Equation Member Companies Pledge 25% Increase in Skills-Based Volunteering by STEM Professionals

Today, at the White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools, Change the Equation announced that 13 of its member companies are committing to a collective 14,000 days of skills-based volunteering in 2016. The significant increase in volunteer hours by STEM professionals will be spread among in-school and out-of-school programs, to inspire and inform young people about the wonders of STEM careers.