Giving STEM Teachers the Support They Deserve

For over a decade, the Philadelphia Regional Institute for STEM Educators has built partnerships with 11 institutions of higher education in the Greater Philadelphia region.

Doing Together What We Cannot Do Alone

USTRIVE is recruiting 6-12th STEM Teachers!

The USTRIVE PD program is accepting applications soon for the one-year cohort to begin in Summer 2024.  6th-12th Grade teachers will earn up to $4300 and gain new pedagogical knowledge that connects science literacy and social justice. Visit for...

About Us

PRISE believes that STEM education is a social justice endeavor. With equitable access to high-quality STEM instruction, all students in the Philadelphia region can become successful STEM learners. High-quality STEM instruction depends on a well-prepared STEM teacher workforce. PRISE is dedicated to the recruitment, retention and ongoing development of diverse and highly effective teachers.

2023 Strategic Plan

With over 12 years of partnership among institutions of higher education and STEM stakeholders in the Philadelphia region. See how we plan to expand support for STEM teachers’ development and growth.


We offer several programs and resources to help support STEM educators. 


We offer conferences, programs and workshops throughout the year for potential and current STEM educators. Explore upcoming opportunities to connect with educators that care about  STEM and work to make STEM  relevant for their students by connecting it to real world issues.